Pancakes, Pizza, and Fast Food: Great Contexts for Great Middle School Lessons and Projects
Presented by: Steven Leinwand,
This fast-paced, example-laden presentation will draw from a range of fast food contexts and data that provide great platforms for engaging students and reinforcing important skills and concepts. We'll look at accessible ways to milk pizza, pancakes, world records, ice cream, and hamburgers to support a full range of middle school mathematics.
May 13, 2020 07:00 PM : The Mathematics of Game Shows, Anniversary Edition
Game shows are filled with logical and statistical questions, from the players' perspective but also from the producers' perspective. How are budgets estimated? How are games built toward a particular probability of victory? We'll play games and win prizes, then discuss the math from both sides of the games.