Students will work towards a goal of raising money through a bake sale.

Correlating Reaction Time

Students will collect bivariate data by doing an experiment in class and then see if they can find any correlation in the data.

Question Quest

Students will work with some examples of statistical questions and see what makes them different than questions that are not statistical.

The Big Screen

Students will use the Pythagorean theorem to learn more about screen size and the math behind those rectangles that hang on everyone’s wall.

Positives and Negatives of Bungee Jumping

Students will simulate bungee jumping to look at the positive and negative directions the activity naturally creates.

Big Square Deal

Students will explore if you can make a square pizza with different amounts of pizza slices and see what doors it opens into understanding and estimating square roots.

We Built This City

Students will design a city layout on their graph paper. They will also be responsible for giving a “tour” of their city. Through these two activities, students will work on locating and reading coordinate pairs, as well as determining the distance between points.

Vacation Getaway

Students get to plan a vacation, but not without using some division to figure out how much each person will owe.

Geometry Everywhere

7.G.3 Students will go on a walk around school and discover what 3-Dimensional shapes are all around and then construct and discover what 2-Dimensional shapes make them up.

Temperature Exploration

7.NS.1,3 The students will compare extreme temperatures in the U.S. and then discovering other extreme temperatures in the world to compare further.

Summer Hangin’

Students will make a summer schedule with set amounts of days between each activities and find out how often they will meet up with friends who do the same activity. Students are then given an amount of 2 or more supplies and instructed to determine the greatest amount of equal “packs” they could make.

Candy Split

Students will use candy to explore what happens when they divide a fraction into even smaller amounts and take a fraction of a fraction.