Tag: probability

Roll Up The Rim to Win


Roll Up The Rim Canada 150 3 Act Math Task.007 Roll Up The Rim Website Graphic

Tim Hortons Introduces a Special Edition Roll Up The Rim for Canada's 150th Birthday! As I was sipping on a hot Tim Horton's Dark Roast coffee this morning during a meeting, I happened to notice a big "150" on my cup with that familiar yellow arrow we see when it is Roll Up The Rim to Win time here in Canada. Ironically, it was the second last day of the Canada 150 Math Challenge and I wasn't set on what task I was going to share for the final day of the month long math initiative around Canada's 150th Birthday. How could I not go with something related to roll up the rim? Act 1: Spark Curiosity Show your students this video. https://youtu.be/zamG02-3YAU Then, ask your students what they notice and what they wonder? ...


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Doritos Roulette: Hot or Not?


Doritos Roulette - Hot or Not - 3 Act Math Task

Don't Get Burned By Doritos Roulette Spicy Hot Chips! Today, I was finally able to record some footage involving the mysterious Doritos Roulette chips when I was working with some colleagues from Tecumseh Vista Academy. If you haven't heard of the new Doritos flavour, here is the commercial: https://youtu.be/MJTr39UJlAs Special thanks to: Joey Demarse, Dan Frezell, Diane Gardin, Craig Guthrie, Jeff Hillman, Dee Kruc, and Justin Levack for volunteering to eat a bag of chips with me while I recorded the footage. Act 1: The Teaser Show your students this video: http://youtu.be/pAwgNAwD_iA What questions come to mind? Act 2: Give Some Details Some questions students might have: How many doritos in a b...


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