We all stumble across moments or images that would make for great math explorations. For example, every time I stop at Buc-ee’s I photograph the cabinets of ice for sale. Someday, I am sure I will make an interesting activity predicting how much a bag of 30 pounds of ice should cost. On a recent trip, however, I discovered that different Buc-ee’s charge different prices – a whole new set of questions to wonder about.
Here’s a graph of aggregate data that “Brandwatch” gathered on twitter. What trends do we see about people’s interest in pizza during the day/week?
This menu of chicken wings is begging for revision with our process standards. We need someone who can “create and use representations to organize, record, and communicate mathematical ideas.”