Football Math

    Are you ready for some football?  You and your students don’t have to wait until Sunday; you can play football any day of the week with Simple Solutions Football Math.  Upper-level students will use what they’ve learned in CCSS 4.MD.3 to covert yards, feet, and inches to find the perimeter and area of a […]

Simple Solutions Wants to Know: How Big Is Our Earth?

How Big is our Earth?   We know planet Earth is big.  But how big is our Earth?  At the equator, the Earth’s circumference is 24,901 miles.  That is 131,477,280 feet or 1,577,727,360 inches around!  Use this information to help you solve the Simple Solutions Earth Day activity.  Find out how big our Earth is […]

An Ant’s Eye View

Ant Problem Solving Problem-solving from an ant’s perspective! A large ant has just invaded your picnic. The ant is 0.5 inches tall. Measure picnic items such as a can of soda, a blade of grass, a peanut butter and jelly sandwich, an apple, or other objects that might be found at a picnic. Use the chart […]