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The Math of Tsunamis

While watching the news coverage of the terrible earthquake in Japan and the tsunami that followed, I was awed by the math possibilities. After a little research I found a few math resources for this “teachable moment”: -A new math … Continue reading

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Groundhog Day Data

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 … Continue reading

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Paper Folding to the Moon

So, when you fold a piece of paper in half like this: It would now be twice as thick as the original sheet of paper. Based on this information, here is the question/hook: How many times would you have to … Continue reading

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