## World’s Greatest Drag Race 3!

See also: World’s Greatest Drag Race 1 (with lesson) World’s Greatest Drag Race 2 Classroom action from my 180 photos blog Drag race page on 101qs.com

See also: World’s Greatest Drag Race 1 (with lesson) World’s Greatest Drag Race 2 Classroom action from my 180 photos blog Drag race page on 101qs.com

How far away is the meteor from this security camera when it explodes?

Act 1 http://vimeo.com/29051572 What questions do you have? Act 2 Talk about why the highest horsepower might not be that fast (10,000 horsepower vehicle that you could beat with a Toyota Prius). Ask what other things are important for going … Continue reading

Original on How to Fix Our Math Education article is found here. Some great responses were mailed in. Sol Garfunkel and David Mumford are right to observe that the everyday usefulness of our high school math curriculum leaves much to … Continue reading

Diet Pepsi will soon be available in a “taller, sassier new Skinny Can” that the company says is a “celebration of beautiful, confident women.” (Article linked by @21stcenturychem and found here.) I’ll table the discussion on whether or not this … Continue reading

(note: this post was previously under: Two problems, but it seemed better to split the two problems into separate posts. The other problem is found here.) How many people where at the Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear? Gave the applied math … Continue reading

(note: this post was previously under: Two problems, but it seemed better to split the two problems into separate posts. The other problem is found here.) If you could, how many folds of a sheet of paper would it take for the thickness … Continue reading

This is the second time I’ve done this lesson. You can read up on the previous attempt here. Quick synopsis: There is a local contest to determine how much a large pumpkin weighs, the winner receives a year Family subscription … Continue reading

The first project that we did in Applied math was called the Knockoff Project. This was a brand new project meant to utilize the 21st century classroom and the Project Based Learning initiative that this class is now based on. … Continue reading

Facts: · Humans average 2 words per second when speaking. · Humans average 60 minutes per day speaking. How many words will you speak in your (average) life of 75 years? (hint: break it down to smaller questions) This is the question … Continue reading