Combine colorful and cool fall hiking with a little mathematics about percent grade change. What is a steep grade? Why is it in percent? How does grade change relate to slope?

Appalachian Trail Needs – Calculating the needs and rates involved in enduring this 2,168 mile trek. Steepness and Fall Hiking – Use a little mathematics about percent grade change in hiking.

Mike Trout just signed a huge contract. He’ll be receiving $430 million dollars playing for 12 years with the Los Angeles Angels. Let’s take a look at some of the other big world sports’ contracts from the NBA, NHL, NFL, MLB…

These days it seems everyone is on social media. Are you? Famous athletes and entertainers are on social media and they can make a lot of money. In this activity students study how the number of Twitter followers relates to tweet…

In this activity students do a little comparison shopping as they determine which size Goldfish product is the best deal. Students are introduced to the ratio table as a tool for determining equivalent ratios and comparing different rates. Students graph cost per ounce relationships and answer a…

Albert Pujols, entering into his 13th year as a MLB player in 2013 could be on pace to break lots of records! In 2012 Albert signed a 10-year $240 million contract with the Los Angeles Angels. In his first season…

How long will it take me to download the video game? This can be done as a 3 Act Task. To get started simply show the video and following picture to your class. ACT ONE: I decided to download a…

Students ponder the relationship between place latitudes and average January temperatures while they try to discover a correlation. Is this a linear or near linear relationship? … averaging, missing data for averaging, line of best fit, Google Earth, world locations,…