This pack contains two awesome activities involving the latest fad that is driving teachers CRAZY in middle school classrooms: FIDGET SPINNERS:
TWO Activities are contained in this pack!
Activity 1 is geared towards 8th grade students who have already studied scatter plots and interpreting correlations. In this activity students will collect data and compare the weight and time spinning of a fidget spinner. Materials required: scale, stop watch, and of course fidget spinners!
Activity 2 can be used with any students that are familiar with data displays. Students will collect data on the time spinning of fidget spinners and then choose how to display and analyze their data. Materials required: stop watch and of course, fidget spinners!
This activity is a great activity to keep your students engaged for a few days at the end of the school year!!!
A lesson plan is included for each activity complete with the essential questions, objectives, standards and mathematical practices, vocabulary, launch, and closure.
These activities are common core and mathematical practice aligned.