Students practice skip counting strategies, estimation, and higher number addition. They estimate the number of seeds in bell pepper, and count seeds in groups of tens and ones after the teacher removes seeds from the pepper.
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Estimate How Many Seeds Are In a Fruit or Vegetable
Help mathematicians estimate how many seeds are in a given vegetable or fruit. They are divided into pairs and estimate the amount of seeds in a whole fruit without seeing the inside. They then cut the fruit or vegetable in half and...
K - 4th Math
Pumpkins in the Fall: Projects All About Pumpkins (and vines!)
Did you know that the lines on a pumpkin indicate the amount of seeds it will have? Class members learn many fun pumpkin facts when they read How Many Seeds in a Pumpkin, by Margaret McNamara. Follow the patterns set up in the book, have...
K - 2nd Math
Sunflower Measuring and Counting
Youngsters improve their measuring and counting skills using sunflowers. They view pictures painted by Van Gogh. Everyone works in groups to measure sunflowers and record their findings, and they all use sunflower seeds to create...
1st - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts