Learners use a stopwatch to observe and record the amount of time spent in programming and commercials for four different TV shows. They calculate percentages for each category. They speculate why each program may have different percentages.
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New Review US Holiday Candy Sales
Candy is a big business! Calculate the amount of money consumers spent on major holidays—Easter, Halloween, Christmas, Hanukkah, and Valentine's Day—based on the total amount of candy sales from 2011 and the percentage of each holiday's...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Manufacturing: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) Shielding Gas Mix
Middle schoolers apply math to the real-world skill of choosing the correct shielding gas mixture for welding. Even if you do not have shielding gas cylinders on hand for demonstrating, the concepts of converting percentages into...
6th - 12th Math CCSS: Designed
Looking at Things from Different Angles
Junior geometers define and provide examples of different angles. Acting as emerging engineers, they take hands-on and computer-centered approaches to explore an alternate interior, alternate exterior, adjacent, corresponding, right,...
6th - 8th 21st Century Skills CCSS: Adaptable