Congressional seating for SOTU and Discrete Math

Remember when in elementary school when teachers would instruct you to sit “boy-girl-boy-girl?” Well, it appears as if the United States Congress needs to be reprimanded for their childish behavior and must sit “Democrat-Republican-Democrat-Republican.” You see, Colorado Senator Mark Udall made a proposal that during the 2011 State of the Union (SOTU) speech members of … Continue reading Congressional seating for SOTU and Discrete Math

How big is Mega Maid’s vacuum bag; “Spaceballs”

Artifact Scene from Mel Brooks' classic, Spaceballs. Start off by simply showing it (or any combination of the split scenes) to your students (apologies if there are advertisements, you can skip them in like 5 seconds): Now, I'm not sure if you'd want to show the entire scene in a classroom setting, both because it's rather … Continue reading How big is Mega Maid’s vacuum bag; “Spaceballs”