There are plenty of examples of protein shake labels on the Internet. I would be encouraged to make this a part of a lesson that analyzes nutrition labels, regardless of whether or not my students were drinking protein shakes. There is a HUGE market for them and students certainly know someone who is enamored with shakes for one reason or another.
Whichever option you choose, please justify your reasoning with mathematics! There are plenty of spin-offs available with sports packages, movie packages, and others that can be brought into the conversation. If you do this with your students, please let me know so I can improve it (or just hear how the chat went!).
Flip 3 coins and win if they all match OR roll 3 dice and win if none of them match? Whichever option you choose, justify your reasoning with mathematics. For additional twists on this WYR task, check out the other … Continue reading →