Justify won the Preakness – Can he win the Triple Crown? This past Saturday was 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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

It’s 4th down. Should you go for it? Punt? Kick a field goal? Instead of using your gut, use research, data and math to make the right call … The graph below gives the recommended option for 4th down situations for…