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What is my portion of the bill?


12/18/2014 Trey Cox
6.RP.A.3 6.RP.A.3c MP.4 MP.5 6 Assessment

Earth Day Math


This powerpoint presentation for Earth Day Mathematics Lesson touches on many mathematical concepts such as volume, estimation, mean (average), measurement, and unit conversion. Students work in cooperative groups to find the approximate volume of rubber that a small business has 'rescued' from a local landfill. Alternate application ideas provided.

1/14/2015 Lynda Boepple
8.G.C.9 7.RP.A.1 7.G.B.6 HSG-GMD.A.3 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8 8 7 HS 6 Activity

Pennies From Heaven


The focus of this activity is to describe the shape of a distribution and to describe the center and spread. Students use data they collect (penny ages) to describe the distribution by its SOCS (Shape, Outlier, Center, Spread). 

1/17/2015 Trey Cox
6.SP.A.1 6.SP.A.2 6.SP.A.3 6.SP.B.4 6.SP.B.5 6.SP.B.5a 6.SP.B.5b 6.SP.B.5c 6.SP.B.5d MP.1 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.7 6 Activity

2015 Excellence in Mathematics Contest


This is the Team Project from the 2015 Junior High Excellence in Mathematics Contest at Chandler-Gilbert Community College. It involves lots of open ended problems from many mathematical areas: Find the weight of a snowman (geometry, proportional reasoning) Find how long it takes ice to form on a lake (rate of change, awkward units) Questions about the amount of mining done in Northern Minnesota (proportional reasoning, conversions) You can use just one part or all parts depending on the audience and the purpose.

1/27/2015 Scott Adamson
6.RP.A.2 6.RP.A.3 6.RP.A.3b 7.RP.A.2 7.RP.A.2a 7.RP.A.3 7.G.A.1 7.G.B.6 8.G.C.9 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 MP.6 MP.7 MP.8 6 7 8 Activity

Is Manute, minute?


A powerpoint presentation that can be used to introduce the topic of scatterplots and lines-of-best fit using a fun context. 

2/1/2015 Trey Cox
8.SP.A.1 8.SP.A.2 8.SP.A.3 HSS-ID.B.6 HSS-ID.B.6a HSS-ID.B.6b HSS-ID.B.6c HSS-ID.C.7 HSS-ID.C.8 MP.2 MP.4 8 HS Activity

Number Systems - Binary, Decimal, and Other systems


Students can struggle mightily with understanding place value as they begin to add and subtract numbers and "carry" and "borrrow". This short activity can be a great way to help students understand the concept of place value.

2/4/2015 Trey Cox
5.NBT.A.1 5.NBT.A.3 5.NBT.A.3a 5.NBT.A.3b 5.NBT.A.4 4.NBT.A.1 4.NBT.A.2 4.NBT.A.3 4.NBT.B.4 MP.2 MP.7 MP.8 4 5 Activity

Paper-folding - Exponential Growth/Percentage Change


In this activity students are posed a simple question, "How tall will a paper be if it is folded 50 times?" and it is used as a fun way to introduce them to the concepts of growth factors, and percentage change. 

3/2/2015 Trey Cox
HSF-IF.A.2 HSF-IF.B.4 HSF-IF.C.7 HSF-IF.C.7e HSF-IF.C.9 HSF-LE.A.1 HSF-LE.A.1b HSF-LE.A.1c HSF-LE.A.2 HSF-LE.A.3 HSF-LE.B.5 MP.1 MP.3 MP.4 HS Activity

Is the Sine a Circular Function? How about a Star Sine?


Students are often challenged by seeing the conncection between the unit circle and the graph of the sine and cosine functions. This activity is designed to take students out of their comfort zone to experience what the "sine" function would look like if it were based upon other geometric figures. 

3/23/2015 Trey Cox
HSF-IF.B.4 HSF-TF.A.2 HSF-TF.B.5 MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.6 HS Activity

Straighten up and Fly Right!


The purpose of this lesson is to allow the students gather data in a fun way and answer a statistical question through analysis of the data.  Students will fly paper airplanes and analyze the data to determine which style of plane flies longer.

4/1/2015 Trey Cox
6.SP.A.2 6.SP.A.3 6.SP.B.4 6.SP.B.5 6.SP.B.5a 6.SP.B.5b 6.SP.B.5c 6.SP.B.5d MP.1 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 6 Activity

Titanic - Two Way Tables


Two way tables help us in so many ways...association and probability are just two! This PP is classroom ready to use with your 8th grade or high school students. 

4/11/2015 Trey Cox
8.SP.A.4 HSS-CP.A.3 HSS-CP.A.4 HSS-CP.B.6 HSS-CP.B.7 HSS-CP.B.8 8 HS Resource

Histograms vs. Bar Graphs


Using data from the Internet, students summarize information about party affiliation and ages at inauguration of Presidents of the United States in frequency tables and graphs.  This leads to a discussion about categorical data (party affiliations) vs. numerical data (inauguration ages) and histograms vs bar graphs. This activity is from NCTM Illuminations at

6/2/2015 Trey Cox
3.MD.B.3 MP.3 MP.4 3 Activity

Creating a Collaborative Classroom Culture: Team Building Activities

A website with many team building activites to assist in building a collaborative classroom culture. Go to: and download as many as you want! 

6/4/2015 Trey Cox
MP.1 MP.3
K 1 2 Resource

Creating a box plot on the TI 84 Calculator

Steps for entering data into lists and creating a box (box and whisker) plot. 

6/4/2015 Trey Cox
5 6 7 8 HS Resource

Creating a Histogram using the TI 83/84 calculator

The steps to creating a histogram on the TI calculator. 

6/4/2015 Trey Cox
5 6 7 8 HS Resource

Coin Counting - Dan Meyer Three Act-Task


Systems of equations can be a difficult concept for students to understand. This activity is a useful tool for introducing the concept in a concrete way that will help them make sense of the ideas and procedures for solving a system of linear equations. 

6/23/2015 Trey Cox
8.EE.C.8 8.EE.C.8a 8.EE.C.8b 8.EE.C.8c HSA-REI.C.6 HSA-REI.D.11 MP.1 MP.3 MP.4 MP.5 8 HS Activity