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128 resources with the keyterm estimate

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Using Bar Graphs

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
What's your favorite pizza topping? Scholars analyze two bar graphs, one depicting a math club's favorite pizza toppings and the other ice cream sales per flavor. As they examine the graphs, learners answer a few comprehension questions....
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Estimating Quotients

For Students 4th Standards
Put down those calculators! Show scholars they can solve division problems mentally using rounding strategies. They divide four-digit dividends by one-digit divisors, competing 26 problems in all. The first eight have some scaffolding...
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Estimating Products

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Multiplication on the fly becomes easy with the magic of estimating! Scholars round numbers up to four digits to complete multiplication problems without a calculator. They write in the new factors and the approximate product for the...
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For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Through estimating, scholars are able to make these word problems simpler as they multiply to find approximate answers. Using an example as guidance, they solve five scenarios, each of which has space for learners to show their work. The...
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Estimating Differences of Money

For Students 5th Standards
When it comes to money math, show scholars that estimation is their best friend. They round money values to the closest dollar, 10 dollar, and 100 dollar increments, solving 19 addition and subtraction problems with approximate answers....
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For Students 2nd - 3rd Standards
Without using a ruler, learners estimate the relative length of various lines in these three scenarios. The first two are set up as maps, with learners determining the shortest and longest distances from one position to another. The last...
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Button, Button

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Youngsters count, classify, and estimate quantities using buttons after a read aloud of The Button Box by Margarette S. Reid. They discuss the difference between guessing and estimating. Based on an experiment, they predict the number of...
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Speed Challenge

For Students 4th - 8th
In this science worksheet, students create a race track and mark each distance as stated. Then they perform each task and record the time it takes them for each. Students also record their data from the experiment into the chart...
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Scale of Miles

For Students 7th - 8th
In this scale of miles worksheet, students identify and complete 2 different charts that include reading a map scale to determine various distances. First, they use the scale of miles on the map to estimate the distance traveled on the...
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Add and Subtract

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Like the cubs in A Fair Bear to Share, your 2nd grade class will practice adding and subtracting double-digit numbers by grouping, regrouping, and sorting a collection of objects. This requires many resources, but it is well worth the...
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Let Your Fingers Do the Estimating

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
Investigate estimation with the White Pages. Youngsters use the phonebook to estimate the average number of phone listings that can be found there. They write a paragraph explaining the processes they used in this challenge.
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Estimating Roots

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Young scholars participate in a lesson that is involved with developing problem solving strategies. The subject area is estimating cubic and square roots. They should find a variety of methods while working in groups.
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Small Angle Calculations

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students work with circles, angles and estimating angles in the night sky. In this circles and angles instructional activity, students practice measuring a degree using the circumference of a circle and apply the degree to determine a...
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One Hundred Things

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners practice estimating by handling items in groups of ten. They visualize how much space 100 items, such as pennies, peas, or beans, will take up after holding 10 of them. Students measure the difference in volume between 10 and...
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Estimate then Measure the Angle #1

For Students 4th - 6th
Practice angle estimation with a worksheet. First learners estimate three angles within 15 degrees, then they measure and name each angle. A reference website is given for additional activities.
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Estimate and Compare Data

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore the values that are used in order to describe data that is collected or given. They compare data using the statistical analysis provided by finding the mean, median, and range.
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How Far Can You Jump?

For Teachers K
Students estimate the distance of student's broad jumps. This activity can take place in the block center with a small group of students. They are explained that they are going to jump from a starting point (marked with the masking...
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Estimation and Measurement

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students experiment with unconventional units (toothpicks, etc.) to estimate and measure. They consider the advantages of using standard measuring units.
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Direct and Indirect Measurement of Area

For Students 7th
In this measurement of area worksheet, 7th graders identify and complete 5 different problems that including determining the measurement of an area in a shamrock figure. First, they determine the area of the shamrock illustrated by...
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How’s My Estimating?

For Students 8th - 12th
In this algebra worksheet, students complete two tables of information comparing their estimate versus actual amount with the aid of a graphing calculator. There are 12 questions.
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Areas of States - Estimation

For Teachers K - 8th
Students estimate the area of states using the formulas for the areas of rectangles, squares, and triangles. In this geometric shapes lesson, students divide irregular shaped states into shapes. They use the formulas for areas of...
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Jelly Bean Egg Challenge

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students each receive a plastic egg filled with jelly beans. In this Jelly Bean Egg Challenge, students estimate and weight their eggs, they count the number of jelly beans inside their egg, they chart their data and compare their data...
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Number Sense and Operations

For Students 5th
In this number sense and operations worksheet, 5th graders solve 17 different types of problems that include estimation and determining the exact answer of an equation. First, they determine the sum of two numbers closest to one listed....
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Ball on a Roll

For Students 3rd - 6th
In this mathematics worksheet, students explore how a ball's starting height on a ramp is related to the distance that it rolls. Then they relate and explain the downward movement of the ball to the force of gravity.