# Math Projects

### Disneyland Parking Structure Math Project

Your students will use estimation strategies to figure out how many parking spots are there in the parking structure at Disneyland? And you bet I reveal the real answer!

### An Olympic Sized Pool and Lots of Pasta

How many pounds of pasta could you cook using the water in an olympic-sized pool?

### A Donut Investigation

In this cross-curricular investigation, students will look into an intriguing question: do donuts or salads have more sugar? They'll grapple with misleading information, bias, and use their math skills to create a visual representation of sugar in popular foods.

### Mow A Lawn

How long would it take to mow a very large lawn with a push-mower?

### A Grid-Based Fraction Project

You've got 60 spaces on a grid to create an amusement park, a house, a farm, or whatever you'd like. Divide it into seven pieces, order it by size, combine into two halves, and more in this fraction project.

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

So… just how many kids could we cram onto the playground?

### Investigating Cost of Living

Would you save money if you lived in Las Vegas and commuted every day to San Francisco?

### Finding The Volume of Laptops

How has the volume of laptops changed over time? You know you want to check out how huge those first versions were!

### Math Project: What If I Bought Apple Stock Instead?

What if you had an original iPod and sold it compared to if you had bought the equivalent amount of Apple stock and sold that?

### Math Project: Furnishing A Hotel

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.

### Filling Up A Car With Other Liquids

Is gas actually that expensive? What if we filled a car up with… orange juice?

### A Nutrition-Based Math Project

Let's create a parody ad attacking a surprisingly calorie-rich meal.

### A Caffeine Investigation – Part 1

So… just how much caffeine can you have before you end up in the ER?

### Percents and Credit Cards

Let's buy something expensive with a credit card and then make only the minumum payments!

### What Do Mean and Median Mean?

When will mean and median give us different results?

### Analyzing Movies’ Success

So should we make another movie in this series?

### Olympics: Winter vs Summer Medal Count

Which country has a great balance between their summer and winter Olympic medals?

### Investigating Population Changes

How have the ages of three countries' populations changed from 1950 to 2020? And what problems might that create?

### Olympic Medals by Population

Sure, the US has a whole lotta medals! But do smaller countries have more medals per capita?

### A Caffeine Investigation – Part 2

What do people know about the amount of caffeine in common beverages?

### An Olympic Sized Pool and 2 Liter Bottles

How many 2 liter bottles could you fill up using the water in an olympic-sized pool?