This Saturday is the running of the Preakness Stakes Thoroughbred horse race in Baltimore, Maryland. The Preakness is the second major race for 3-year old thoroughbreds to run in their effort to claim the Triple Crown of horse racing. Always…

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# Pascal’s Triangle coloring and Probability

Working with Pascal’s Triangle offers some interesting and varied mathematics. We love to color and the end results are prettier than most math homeworks. Here is the second of 3 activities using Pascal’s coloring. Pascal’s Triangle and Probability – This activity…

# When organizing data is confusing? Venn diagrams for Rio?

There must be a lot of Olympians who haven’t brought home medals. Probably most of the athletes that went to Rio didn’t win anything. We couldn’t find any data about this. Can you deduce it? In this activity students try to…

# “Go” in the news – man versus machine

March 9th was the first round of the competition between Lee Se-dol, one of the World’s best Go players, and Google’s artificial intelligence program “AlphaGo”. The first and second matches took place in Seoul, South Korea and so far, AlphaGo…

# 2015 World Cup Cricket

The Cricket World Cup is being played now in Australia and New Zealand. This is a complex game that seems to be played with enthusiasm and humor. In this activity students learn about the game; watch a couple of videos…