The Super Bowl is over now and all of the ads have been seen. Let your students revisit and reflect on the interesting commercials with this scientific notation activity. Newton teacher, Matt Timmins gave us this timely activity which would…

In the midst of another NFL season, we introduce students to Fantasy Football. Students first calculate football points given touchdowns, yardage gains and interceptions. They are then challenged to generalize an equation that gives a player’s total fantasy points. Students solve…

Just updated! Russel Westbrook had one of the most dominating seasons ever, averaging nearly 32 points, 8 assists and 11 rebounds a game! He set a record with 42 triple doubles in the 2016-17 season. Was this the greatest NBA…

Part of the Smithsonian’s Sally L. Steinberg Collection of Doughnut Ephemera — Click on the image to see it larger. When you are working on volume in your class, you can use this activity for students who might like to find…

My friend and I were arguing about how long it would take me to double my investment amounts. How will your students figure this out? Are there any tricks? Explore investing and exponential growth as your students discover “The Rule…