Share the data in your class and ask what the numbers make your students wonder and what they can observe from the information. Happy New Year!

# Tag: 7th

## How many lights should I buy for my tree?

## Wrapping presents on the diagonal

In this activity students determine if this method for minimizing wrapping paper is actually more efficient then the traditional method. For a hands on learning experiment, have students actually wrap a small rectangular prism using any available paper in both the traditional and diagonal methods. Then let them compare the two quantities of wrapping paper and decide which method uses less paper and by what percent.