# Tag: 8.EE.5

## Big bucks 2023

Huge sports contracts! We often hear about big player contracts. Who makes the most per year? Per game? What sports?

## Steepness and fall hiking

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?

## 2 Hiking Activities

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.

## Big bucks

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…

## How Much is a Tweet Worth?

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…

## Cheesy Goldfish crackers

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 … On Pace? 2013

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…