Pancakes! Get your kiddos excited about ratios and proportions with this real life scenario where they get to cook pancakes when they are finished with their math lesson. Kids love to eat and this lesson will get them excited about working through a real problem where they get to eat something they have cooked at the end. The lesson is presented in a SMART Board format that incorporates the seventh grade common core standards of 7.RP.A.1, 7.RP.A.2, and 7.RP.A.3. Exit questions test your student's understanding of the skills and math content needed to complete the lesson. Additionally, this lesson allows students to use skills they learned previously such as multiplying and dividing rational numbers and incorporating variables into real life problems. Students will be able to understand the need for variables, ratios, proportions, and multiplying and dividing rational numbers in an everyday situation. With this lesson from Aim High, your students will get the chance to Aim for a High Mark and eat their rewards too!