Who is the better quarterback? (Algebra In Football)

Students will calculate quarterback passer ratings to determine which quarterback is better using algebraic substituting into equations.

The Percentage of Change of Bubble Gum

7.RP.3 Students will compare the bubble blowing ability of regular chewing gum to bubble gum and find the percent of change between the two.

Students will watch a short shot-by-shot replay of one of LeBron’s games. They will then chart and analyze the data using number sense.

Cellular Algebra

Students will discover an equation that will allow them to calculate the cost of a cell plan with variables involved using algebraic concepts. Students will have to do research to discover the costs.

LeBron’s 2010 Decision

Student’s will use number sense skills to determine if LeBron could have made more money going to Miami or staying in Cleveland.

Clothing Design And Pricing

Students will design clothing and then use substitution into a preset equation to determine how much they should charge for their clothing.

Discovering Geometry Everywhere

Students will discover the geometric shapes around them and learn why some shapes are what they are. Students will open their eyes to shapes they might never have stopped to think about before.

Creating Polygonal Letters

Students will learn the rules of polygons and then apply those rules to draw letters that are polygons to make a “polygonal” font.

Analyzing Data

Students will create a question and ask that question to collect data and then analyze that data to pull as much meaning out of the numbers as possible.

The Ratio of a Chorus

7.RP.1 Students will listen to music and make ratios comparing the chorus length and song length to discover how important a chorus is to the song.