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Every Thursday there will be a special SMATH MYSTERY IMAGE in the sidebar to the right. Using your observation and inferencing skills, make a prediction as to what this image is. Explain your thinking in your SMath journal and vote using the survey tool under the image on which of the four choices you believe … Continue Reading
Why should you register at Where is the SMath? Well, registering gives you a chance to earn SMatharoons! SMatharoons will be a way we keep track for contests, earn rankings, win prizes, and eventually purchase SMath Swag! You earn SMatharoons in many different ways! Registering: 50 points Signing in Daily: 2 poionts Posting a Comment: … Continue Reading
Yes everyone, we went on a hiatus over the summer, but we are back with more pictures, HOTTER questions, brand new mysteries and some other surprises! SMath is now being used all over the country! Tell us where you are from below! Don’t forget to use Where is the SMath? daily to get your kids … Continue Reading
This is a picture of a cannonball used during the Revolutionary War. It weighs 32 pounds. At the time of the war, the British used cannonballs of various sizes. The largest cannonball weighed 42 pounds and the smallest weighed 4 pounds. What is the difference between the largest and smallest cannonball used by … Continue Reading
Estimate the number of leaves that are in each rectangle? If each rectangle’s dimensions are 12 inches by 8 inches, what would the area of the entire sidewalk be? What has happened to cause the leaves to be on the ground and in different colors? Visit this website for more information.
What is a seed pod? Why do you think this seed pod is shaped like this? What do you think the job of this seed pod is? Visit this website to learn more about seed dispersal and seed pods.
What type of angles do you see in this photo? How many different quadrilaterals do you see? If a right angle measures 90 degrees, what is the sum of all the interior angles on a square? Check out this link to play an awesome game about angles! Banana Hunt
Inside this plastic tube are cuisenaire rods. The glass jar on the right holds 74 of the same rods. How many rods do you think are in the larger plastic tube. Click here to play an estimation game.
Where is the Math and Science in this photo? “NCTM” stands for the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics. How many hours a week is the NCTM office open? Check out this cool Math game from the NCTM.
Where is the Math and Science in this photo? What do you think is holding the tubes on the vehicle? Explain your thinking What season of the year might this photo have been taken? Explain your thinking
If each side of these square tiles is 5 inches in length, about how far is it to the towel in the photo? What do you think the little white things sticking up from the tiles that look like addition symbols are? Click here to find out more about the Mathematics of Tiling.
Found this artifact while visiting the White House yesterday, and thought…. Hmmmmm, Why do you think they had to be 32 pounds? Any one have any thoughts? If the cart I carried my cannon balls with could only handle 450lbs., how many cannon balls could I carry at once?
Outside of an office building they are starting to do some renovations on the stone sections. What kind of stone do you think would be best to build with? Why? What might have weathered and eroded this piece? What do you think the letter and number mean? Check out this building website [click here] What … Continue Reading