Data and Probability: Marshmallow Madness

Upper grade and middle schoolers make predictions, collect data, and interpret the data as it relates to the concept of probability. They work with a partner tossing marshmallows and recording if they land on their side or on their bottom. Data is recorded, and students calculate the results in terms of fractions. Sweet!

5th - 8th Math 30 Views 127 Downloads
CCSS: Adaptable
Resource Details

2 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning

What Members Say

Newton R.
Lesson Planet is an instant resource that I can rely on for content standards.
Newton R., Teacher
Saint Petersburg, FL