# Math Projects

• #### A Donut Investigation

Ian Byrd

In this video, students investigate a strange image that asks which has more sugar: a donut or a health drink? What about a salad? Using math and language arts skills, they'll determine if this image shows a complete picture or is misleading.

• #### Investigating Caffeine Part 3

Ian Byrd

In this final part of the caffeine investigation, students will analyze advertisements, and then create a public service announcement.

• #### Investigating Caffeine Part 2

Ian Byrd

Students, now armed with data about five caffeinated beverages, will survey a set of peers and/or adults to uncover misconceptions about caffeine.

• #### Investigating Caffeine Part 1

Ian Byrd

This is the first of a three part interdisciplinary math project. Students will be investigating caffeinated beverages, dangers of caffeine, and how advertising affects our perceptions.

• #### What Do Mean and Median Mean?

Ian Byrd

We'll explore money and test scores as we determine which is more useful: mean or median?

• #### Percents and Credit Cards

Ian Byrd

Students will purchase a large item on a credit card, and calculate the cost of interest if they only make the minimum payments.

• #### How Many Students Can Fit On The Playground?

Ian Byrd

Use Google Earth to capture authentic data to answer an intriguing question.

• #### A Nutrition-Based Math Project

Ian Byrd

Students will use a restaurant's nutrition data to create a parody ad attacking a calorie-rich meal.

• #### Math Project: Furnishing A Hotel

Ian Byrd

In this math project, students will design and furnish suites and rooms in a hotel. Then they will use their talents to sell their hotel in a presentation.

• #### A Grid-Based Fraction Project

Ian Byrd

Here's a project for 3rd or 4th graders who have mastered adding and simplifying fractions. Students are given a plot of land to break up into seven unequal pieces.

• #### An Inductive Exploration Of Geometry

Ian Byrd

What if we made the study of quadrilaterals, triangles, or three-dimensional figures an exploration incorporating creativity, discussion, and student-led thinking?

• #### Math Project: Disneyland Ride Rates

Ian Byrd

Teach students to calculate the true popularity of a ride by analyzing the wait time, the number of passengers per ride, and the time in between launches.

• #### What If I Bought Apple Stock Instead?

Ian Byrd

An intriguing math project investigating how much money we could make by selling an original iPod versus selling the equivalent amount of stocks.

• #### Disneyland Parking Tram Math Project

Ian Byrd

How many fully loaded tram trips will it take to transport a full parking structure to Disneyland?

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