3 Act Math Tasks

Real World 3 Act Math Tasks Aligned to Ontario Curriculum


Grade 8

Data Management and Probability - DP1

Overall Expectation Description:

collect and organize categorical, discrete, or continuous primary data and secondary data and display the data using charts and graphs, including frequency tables with intervals, histograms, and scatter plots;


Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

Draining The Pool

How long will it take to drain the pool?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Linear and non-linear relationships including classifying positive/negative, strong/weak, predicting via interpolation and extrapolation using a line/curve of best fit on a scatter plot.

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

Pumpkin Time-Bomb

How Many Rubber Bands Until The Pumpkin Explodes?



Shared By:
Jon Orr

Math Topic:
Two-Variable Relationships, Linear Correlation, Non-Linear Correlation, Scatter Plots, Trends, Regression Lines/Curves

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

Ice Buckets

How cold will the water get?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Linear and Non-Linear Correlations, Scatter Plots, Making Predictions Using Extrapolation

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

Candle’s Burning

How long will it take for the candle to burn out?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Linear relationships including classifying positive/negative, strong/weak, predicting via interpolation and extrapolation using a line of best fit on a scatter plot.

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

Common Core State Standard Alignment:


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