The Amazing Race
Seventh graders engage in a discussion to determine their experience with traveling. Ask them to describe differences in transportation, currency, culture, food, accommodation, etc. Then they discuss the different expenses one has when traveling.
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The Amazing Mathematical Race: Boxing the Rare Element
Students enter a race against time to determine the maximum sized box that can be formed from a standard sheet of copy paper. The boxes are to be used to contain a valuable and rare element which is light as cotton and corrosive to all...
6th - 8th Math
The Math in the Design and Building of Bridges
Research various types of bridge designs. Your class will be asked to consider what it would be like without bridges while learning about how they work. They will construct a model bridge based on given parameters. They then calculate...
7th - 11th Math