Groundhog Day is right around the corner (February 2) so I thought I would do a little research to see if I could find some math activities and resources that are associated with the “holiday”:
Groundhog Prediction Project – This is billed as a science project but there are many math connections to be made here.
Graphing groundhog predictions
An article on the accuracy of groundhog day predictions
Groundhog Day word problems from EdHelper
Here are a couple of “official” groundhog sites that contain past shadow-sighting data:
Here in Georgia we look to our own groundhog, General Lee. He even has his own southern mansion: