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Mathematics in Nature
Constant or Linear Plant Growth (Grades 3-6)
Continuously Changing Growth (Grades 10-12)
Surface Area of a Leaf (Grades 7-9)

Earth Day
What We Do Adds Up (Grades 4-6)
A Little Recycling Goes A Long Way (Grades 5-8)
Population Simulation with M&M's (Grades 6-9)
Adventures With the Fish Pond: Population Modeling (Grades 7-9)

Farming and Gardening
Vegetable Garden (Grades K-5)
Flower Garden (Grades 5-8)
Calculations From the Farm (Grades 7-10)

Weather
Temperature Measurement (Grades 5-9)
Wind Chill (Grades 8-10)
Rainfall (Grades 8-11)

Math and the President
Comparing Costs (Grades 5-7)
Pythagoras and President Garfield (Grades 6-10)
The Blue Room (Grades 7-11)

Elections and Voting
Borda Count Method (Grades 5-9)
Plurality Voting (Grades 4-8)
Pairwise Comparisons (Grades 8-11)
Approval Voting (Grades 6-9)

History and Mathematics
Proving the Pythagorean Theorem (Grades 6-9)
Magic Squares and Stars (Grades 4-8)
The Tower of Hanoi (Grades 4-8)

Math and the Movies 2000
Jumping Out of Windows (Grades 3-7)
All About Film (Grades 6-10)
The Geometry of Lenses (Grades 9-12)

Outdoor Math 2000
How Many Shingles? (Grades 5-8)
Pricing the Deck (Grades 5-8)
Fencing the Yard (Grades 5-8)

Architecture
Building Materials (Grades 5-8)
Community Geometry (Grades 3-7)

Math Space Odyssey
How Much Do You Weigh in Outer Space? (Grades 5-8)
How Long is a Light Year? (Grades 3-5)
The Capacity of the Planets (Grades 8-12)

Space
We Have Liftoff: Math and the Space Program (Grades 7-10)
Modeling the Solar System (Grades 6-9)

Mathematics in Asia
Abacus (Grades 4-6)
Tangrams and Fractions (Grades 6-8)
Take a Trip (Grades 9-11)

Design and Math
Industrial Design: The Geometry of Bicycle Designs (Grades 3-5)
Graphic Design: Using Symmetry to Create Corporate Logos (Grades 6-8)
Fashion Design: Patterns and Weaving (Grades 8-11)

Sports and Mathematics
Will Women Athletes Ever Catch and Surpass Their Male Counterparts? (Grades 5-8)
Exercising Trends Over the Past Ten Years (Grades 3-6)
Batting Averages and More (Grades 7-12)

Health
Healthy Hearts (Grades 4-7)
Comparing Calories in Fast Food Burgers and Chicken (Grades 5-8)
Medicine and You (Grades 6-9)

Neighborhood Math
Math at the Mall (Grades 5-8)
Math in the Park or City (Grades 6-8)
Mathematics of Bicycles I: Wheel Figure This Out (Grades 4-7)
Mathematics of Bicycles II: Gearing Up! (Grades 7-10)