It’s a good time to give students some authentic math on a topic they probably will be interested in … Starbucks beverages. We ask and answer a few questions in this activity. About how many drinks does Starbucks sell in…

In this activity students learn about the game; calculate the number of matches that must be played; and try to reason how to count the matches in a more abstract manner.

Students study charts that show variations from normal sea surface temperatures during El Niño years. They get the chance to more fully understand these events and understand the world-wide ramifications of an El Niño year.

The growing season in Alaska is short, but, farmers are able to grow 75 pound cabbages, 100 pound kales, and 1,000 pound pumpkins. How do they do that? Stnds calculate length of growing seasons and hours of sunlight to approximate how much one of these giants grows per hour. Unbelievable!

For Father’s Day Thank you Mother and Father for all of those diapers – Students compare the cost of buying disposable versus cloth diapers. They estimate how much they cost their parents in diapers and consider how much they will…

How fast is the World’s population growing? Will the world’s population size increase indefinitely? Are all countries’ populations increasing at the same rate? What are some of the factors affecting this growth?

We have 16 activities that you could use for Earth Day! Saturday, April 22nd is Earth Day. Help your students become activists for our planet? We have 16 activities that support recycling, conserving resources, awareness of climate change and protecting our planet.…

Brand new! What’s with the March Equinox? Does it really affect our lives? Is it just some astronomical occurrence? Students calculate the daylight hours at the March Equinox by time between longest and shortest days. They examine the progression of…