MATHslam is maths middle school students can manage and the results are ASTOUNDING. Go to MATHslam 3 link **here.**

There will be more MATHslam posts to come.

Mathspig is full of AMAZING middle school maths such as:

**HOW MUCH BLOOD CAN YOU LOSE AND SURVIVE?**

**WHAT VOL OF ALCOHOL IS LETHAL FOR TEENS?**

**THE TERRIFYING MATH OF RUNNING FROM A BEAR USA UNITS**

**THE TERRIFYING MATHS OF RUNNING FROM A BEAR METRIC UNITS**

**PARABOLAS AND THE ART OF SPIITING WATERMELON PIPS**

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For students who think they have a BAD maths teacher, watch the first video **here.**

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**Students absorb maths fear and loathing from peers, siblings, parents and the culture. eg.**

From the TwoFatDudes blog.

**Invite interesting guest speakers to talk to students. Other subjects do this. Bring in a cool young ex-student and attitudes can change, fast.**

**Otherwise show them these videos. The first video especially is AWESOME and totally, totally COOL.**

**Here are their blogs:**

Maths stories about death, tragedy and comedy in maths

On Scientific Notation

On Significant Figures and using significant figures this video has had 1 MILLION hits.

Structure and Function of the Brain

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**More maths news from around the world here.**

**This is the Method Mathspig taught students long, long ago.**

**Video tutorial from Me vs Maths here.**

**Video tutorial from 3 min Maths here.**

**Find the method that works for you. Stick with it and practice, practice, practice.**

**It would be tragic IF Lego blocks only had one solution. That is IF 6 Lego blocks could only be arranged in one way. In fact, the number of possibilities of arranging 6 blocks is MIND EXPLODING!**

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**Project MATHS SLAM WORKSHEET plain txt PDF**

**Project MATHS SLAM WORKSHEET plain txt USA PDF**

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Yeah! It’s a Dad Joke!

Whoa! Totally CRAZY! Skiing a HELIX.

It looks like a Fibonacci Spiral, but that is an illusion. Steps on a spiral staircase are always the same length!

NO! This is not your homework. No stunts.

Just show us where you see maths in the world.

Prime Numbers vs The Hackers!

Note: The last challenge involves guess work. Maybe, an intelligent guess, but, maybe, not.

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More Math Jokes for Mathy Folks **here.**

**PLAIN TEXT Dad Joke Maths Survey Worksheet pdf UK & Australia**

**PLAIN TEXT Dad Joke Math Survey Worksheet pdf USA**

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**Maths Photo Scavenger Hunt Worksheet PDF**

**More interesting Maths Selfies here.**

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