Tag: 7.NS.A

Cold NFL games

There have been some pretty cold football games. How do you suppose the frigid temperatures affect the success or failure of the teams that are involved? Do teams from colder areas usually beat warmer based teams in cold playoffs?  

Can this possibly be True?

Could this possibly be true? What is reasonable? How do you check? Do you believe everything that you hear or read? Do you fact-check? While considering the veracity of this statement students will need to subtract negative numbers in a…

Population Clock

Click here to see the Population Clock bigger in a new window. How in the world does this clock conclude that there is a net gain in the United States of one person every 14 seconds?

Layla’s antibiotics

The dosage of Layla’s medication was confusing to our friend Kim.  How many days was she supposed to give Layla the meds?  How many pills does she need to cut into pieces?  Cute dog!