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Candy is Dandy

Students investigate color distribution in bags of M&Ms They sort and classify the contents of a bag of M&Ms and summarize their findings on a worksheet. Students convert the numbers into charts and make predictions about color distribution in other bags of candy.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Technology
Database & Spreadsheet

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