Each day, you will complete a bell ringer activity when you arrive to class. These tasks can be found at the following websites:

Quarter 1: Estimate180.com: Choose one of the estimation questions. List a guess that you know would be too high. Too low. Provide an estimate and give a rationale as to how you reached your conclusion.

Quarter 2:Visual Patterns: The daily Bell Ringer Activity should be done in your notebook.

Quarter 3: Math Mistakes: A website where you examine the mathematical errors in student work.

Quarter 4:101 Questions: A website where you show your mathematical curiosity.

Other than daily homework, these assignments will be due on the last school day of each week.

For the video assignments below, you are to view the videos and then do two things: 1) Give an estimate of what you think the correct answer will be. 2) Create a three-part plan that you could use in solving the problem. The three-part plan should include a) a description of what you know. b) a listing of things you'll need to know. c) a summary of how you will use this information in generating a possible solution.

You will each be responsibile for recording and verifying the School Garden Data Set for a week or two during the school year. Please use the following websites to obtain the data that we need: Weather Channel and Sunrise/Sunset Clocks. Be sure to record the data in the spreadsheet using appropriate units, accurate conversions, and rounded to the tenths place.

Announcements:

Other than daily homework, these assignments will be due on the last school day of each week.

- For the video assignments below, you are to view the videos and then do two things: 1) Give an estimate of what you think the correct answer will be. 2) Create a three-part plan that you could use in solving the problem. The three-part plan should include a) a description of what you know. b) a listing of things you'll need to know. c) a summary of how you will use this information in generating a possible solution.

Quarter 1- Week 1- Bucky the Badger
- Week 2- Logic Problems
- Week 4- Discussion Board (1-2)
- Week 6- Brita Filter How many times would the water bottles used in the US wrap around the world?
- Week 8- Speed of Light What does the speed of light look like?

Quarter 2- Week 2- Discussion Board (3-4)
- Week 4- Speed of Sound How far is the camera from the explosion?
- Week 6- Sugar Packets How many packets of sugar in a bottle of soda?
- Week 8- Discussion Board (5-6)

Quarter 3- Week 2- Discussion Board (7-8)
- Week 4- Gummy Bear How many regular bears equals the super bear?
- Week 6- Bolt How fast is Usain Bolt running?
- Week 8- Discussion Board (9-10)

Quarter 4AmazonDocuments:

Notes:

iPad: gFlash+, JumboStopWatch, Prezi, Flow, Mobimathslite, Animoto, Toontastic, Soundrop, Protractor, Oops, Algebra, FactorRace, Angle Meter, Math Ref Free, Socrative, Khan Academy, GoodNotes, Evernote