Description: Students will chew some gum and compare the bubble blowing ability of different gums. Students will then make an advertisement touting the mathematically superior bubble blowing gum.
Common Core Standard: 7.RP.3 (and more)
Materials: Two types of gum, one mint chewing and the other bubble gum
Student Learning Goals:
(1) Students will be able to gather data and then find the percent of change.
(2) Students will be able to take percents of change and draw meaning from them.
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