Students use the National Weather System chart to gauge wind chill, examine the patterns that correlate increasing wind and/or decreasing temperatures, use wind chill numbers to estimate possible wind and temperature factors, and generally become familiar with this sort of interpolation and calculation. There’s a great high school extention that uses fractional exponents and logs to solve.

# Category: Data and probability

## Thanksgiving, shopping, football and giving

## 2 New Macy’s Parade balloons

## Shopping season already!

## Veterans Day 2021

## What if I got more people to rake my leaves?

## Spicy hot chocolate for the Dia de los Muertos

## Halloween activities – 13 activities

## Giant Pumpkins

## I should have invested!

Students use yearly percent increase data to decide which stock: Apple, Disney or Amazon, they should have invested in way back in 2015.

What was the net gain of these stocks?

How do you figure that?

Does the arithmetic or geometric average of those increases equal their total gain or loss over the years?

## Halloween spending 2021

Use our current data on Halloween spending in America to engage your students in an analysis of the ratios and percents of population, participation, and money spent in honor of October 31st. This activity takes kids through finding parts of wholes as well as ratio, percents and proportion problems.