At Home Math: Mini Math Modeling Challenges

This page contains a series of tweets with little challenges to engage people during time at home in March 2020.

Can you estimate our heights and armspans given the clues in this photo? With Ervin Anderson, math modeling educator at SIAM M3 workshop.

Mini modeling challenges are a great way to engage mathematics in your world. Use a math or computational approach that makes sense to you! Challenges can be adapted for little kids or experienced modelers.

Iced Tea Challenge

Farmer’s Market Challenge

Cheese Toast Challenge

Long Jump Challenge

Human Contact Challenge

Ice Cream Challenge

Pizza Challenge

Toilet Paper Challenge

Exercise Challenge

Waffle Challenge

Sock Puppet Challenge

Pet Challenge

Music Challenge

Gasoline Challenge