It’s time to dye eggs … or make a rainbow colored cake. Proportions, saturation, hue and shade.

# Tag: Data and Probability

## It’s time to gear up for Pi Day

8 activities to help celebrate π in your school and in your math class. Activities that demonstrate how π was derived; visually show why π makes sense; show a surprising place where π is used; increase students ability to measure and long divide; applauds the talent of people who can memorize large strings of numbers; and lets students just have fun.

## Iditarod – The Last Great Race

## Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday

## Hanukkah dates keep changing!

3 Hanukkah activities; the amazing Hebrew calendar, soda menorah, and potato latkes. In the calendar activity, students look at the Hebrew calendar and appreciate the incredible mathematics involved in creating a calendar that aligns both the moon’s revolution about the Earth and the Earth’s revolution about the Sun.

## It is getting dark way too early now

## How much snow is that?

## Black Friday deals

## How should I cook my turkey?

## Not enough mashed potatoes

## Operation Gratitude – Halloween candy buy back

## Ghost Whisperer

## Costume spending

Use our updated data on Halloween spending in America to engage your students in an analysis of the ratios and percents of population, participation, and money spent in honor of October 31st. This activity takes kids through finding parts of wholes as well as ratio, percents and proportion problems.