Sunday, January 8, 2012

How Many Cups of Water? Math Challenge

Your body is about 70 percent water.  A cup of water weighs about 1/2 a pound.  How many cups of water do you have in your body?

Football Field and Dollar Bills Math Challenge

An American dollar bill is 6 inches long.  An American football field is 360 feet.  How many dollar bills would you have to line up end to end to cross the entire field?

Saturday, January 7, 2012

How many Soft Drinks Math Challenge

How many soft drinks are consumed per hour?

How many soft drinks per day?

How many soft drinks per week?  Write this number in scientific notation.

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Software Use Math Challenge

Daily Infographic surveyed a group of design professionals and compiled the data above. Using this data, answer the following questions:

1. What percentage use Microsoft Word most often?

2. What percentage use Google Docs most often?

3. What fraction of design professionals use Evernote most often for note taking

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Sunday, November 27, 2011

Perimeter of a Horse Corral Math Challenge

A rancher built a corral for his horses with the dimensions listed above.  What was the perimeter?

Teens Don't Eat Enough Fruits and Vegetables!

According to a new study by U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention researchers, teens are not eating enough fruit and vegetables.

1. Read this article.

2. Convert all of the percentages into fractions and decimals - display in some easy to read format ( a chart or columns perhaps?)

1. How many students ate vegetables less than once per day?

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Friday, December 31, 2010

New Years Lesson Plan

Language Arts

New Year’s word search

Make your resolutions with this goal setting worksheet.  


Practice your division with this worksheet.



Make this fun crown to celebrate the New Year!