Picture posted from NASA.gov Last week we had a complete lunar eclipse. What is a lunar eclipse? How long does a moon phase cycle take? Check out this site from NASA [click here] Check out these videos about the eclipses [click here]
What could we do with our old computers instead of throwing them in the trash? Did you know that in the United States we only recycle about 18% of our computers. That means that out of 100 computers that get thrown out only 18 are recycled. Where is the SMath in this situation? Could we … Continue Reading
What time did you get up this morning? What time did you get to school? How long did it take you to get to school? There’s a lot of Math in those questions. Compare your times with a friend’s times. Investigate the effect that school buses have on our environment using this link. We all … Continue Reading
OK GO – When the Morning Comes [Courtesy of Youtube.com] There is SMath even in the music industry. What Math and Science concepts were used in making this music video?
NASA 2010 In 2006, the world consumed more than 3.5 billion gallons of oil each day (U.S. Dept. of Energy). Between 1990 and 1999, an average of 150,000 tons of oil spilled each year into the world’s waterways (National Academies). [How many tons were spilled in those ten years?] If 274 Gallons = 1 ton, … Continue Reading
To find out more about the SMath behind the florist business, watch the video by clicking on the link below: http://www.thefutureschannel.com/dockets/realworld/flowers/index.php
Hot Questions: If the pattern that the planes are flying in continues, how many planes will be in the 5th row? 10th row? – Lindsey Nelson (Roosevelt) What time of day is it? Explain your thinking.
Can you come up with HOT questions about Tampa Bay? Hot Questions: Why does the water look different colors in the bay? How could you use the key to estimate the area of Tampa Bay?
Was there SMath during Gasparilla? Hot Questions: What forces are or will be acting on the boat? – Miss Nader How could you estimate the height of the pirate ship? – Lindsey Nelson (Roosevelt)