Can you tell from its opening weekend how much the new movie, Wonder Woman, might earn in theaters? This activity can be used anytime and is especially timely when there is a new blockbuster movie released. We’ve left blank spaces…

Can you tell from its opening weekend how much Star Wars: The Force Awakens will do in the long run? How much will it make in theaters? This activity can be used anytime and is especially timely when there is a…

François Englert and Peter W. Higgs François Englert and Peter W. Higgs were jointly awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics 2013 for the theory of how particles acquire mass. In 1964, they proposed the theory independently of each other. In 2012,…

In the board game, Monopoly, does a property’s distance from GO correlate to its rent when you land on it ? Using Brian’s spread sheet (list of properties, distance from GO, rent and rent with properties) students create scatter plots.…

After almost 50 years of looking for the subatomic particle that could validate our standard model of physics, two teams working at the Large Hedron Collider (LHC) have both concluded the existance of the particle. Familiarize your students with the…

What is an IPO? Are they always good investments? Students analyze charts and data, learn a little about investing, calculate percent loss (unfortunately), and make some Facebook stock projections. facebook-IPO.pdf

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,…