Friday, May 27, 2011

1st Period Web Album

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Talking Twins

Can babies really have their own language? You are a newspaper reporter who has just witnessed this exchange between twins. It is your job to report on the question, "Do babies really have their own secret language?" Based upon the video, persuade your audience on whether or not a secret language exists. Be sure to support your opinion. Publish your article as a comment to this blog post. We will then read our "newspaper" in class.

Learning How to Blog

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Tuesday, May 24, 2011

Bulging Backpacks

Today we will be organizing, collecting, and graphing data using a scatter plot. Our data will come first from estimating, and then actually weighing each student's backpack. Based on this initial information, how would you define a scatter plot? Hint: How many variables will we be working with? Comment to this post with your answer and be sure to support with reasons for your determination. We will then determine how best to organize, collect, and display our data, as well as discuss the relationships that exist within the data.


Fun with Math in Baseball

You have chosen a baseball card that reflects the statistics of a certain player. To begin, take a look at your player's at bat (AB) and hits (H). How would you determine their batting average from these statistics? Comment to this post by providing those numbers and your resulting batting average. Based on those statistics, would you consider your player successful at bat? Support your opinion.

Interactive Spinner

Fun with Baseball Stats

Monday, May 16, 2011