Super Bowl Cheesy pretzel poppers – Students follow a recipe that involves cutting a block of cheese, figuring how many servings, estimating how many times they need to multiply the recipe by to make enough pretzel bites, and multiplying and reducing…

# Tag: 8th

## Typical Super Bowl scores

## Cost of a Super Bowl ad

## Super Bowl numerals, 2019

## Martin Luther King, Jr. (4 activities)

## Two 12s or one 18?

## Checking in on LeBron

## Huge diamond found in Canada

## New Horizons spacecraft just flew by a really distant asteroid

On January 1st, 2019, the New Horizons spacecraft passed close to Ultima Thule, a Kuiper Belt object that’s a billion miles beyond Pluto. That milestone marked the most distant celestial object that we have ever been able to see close-up. In this activity student do some rate conversions to try to understand the delay in knowing that the mission was a success.

## Times Square Ball Drop

## 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.