Giancarlo Stanton and Wayne Rooney signed big contracts in 2016, paying each of them millions. Lets take a look at some of the world’s biggest sports contracts from the NBA, NHL, NFL, MLB and European Football (what Americans call soccer). We often…

We have two classic puzzles for your April 1st class starters. PerplexingOne.pdf PerplexingTwo.pdf CCSS: MP.1, MP3,4.OA, 5.G, 8.EE, 8.SP For members we have solutions. PerplexingOne-solution.pdf PerplexingTwo-solution.pdf Or you might baffle and amaze your students with our Ghost Whisperer lesson.…

I want to get an iPhone8 and maybe change my service plan. Which of the above plans should I choose? Student pick one plan and consider the cost of the phone and plan over time. They make tables, graphs and equations. Consider…

Fall is a beautiful time of year for hiking. Many students will be walking in the woods and mountains to enjoy the colorful leaves and the cool weather outside. Let them combine what they are doing with their families and…

How Much Will Movie Tickets Cost in the Future? – Updated! In this investigation, Brian looks at the changes in movie ticket prices over the last 38 years. Using his scatter plot (or his data) students analyze rates of change, make predictions…

The volcano, Kilauea, on the Big Island of Hawaii, has been active and erupting since 2008. There are two lava flows at present and one is now approaching homes on the Big Island. This is another example of natural events…

Here are some pictures from a recent snowfall at my house. How Much Snow Did I Get? Have students make an estimate. Ask them for a guess that is probably a little too low and one that is probably too…

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,…