This is a great Thanksgiving, math, critical thinking activity that incorporates the research or scientific process in an interactive and fun way. Students will be asked to develop a question, brainstorm data collection ideas, gather original data, organize that data, and then analyze it. It is a class activity that involves cooperative groups. Ultimately, the class will collect data on the types of pies staff members have at their Thanksgiving feast. It involves higher order thinking skills, communication, and cooperation which meets Common Core Standards.