Does One Cup Of Everything Weigh The Same?
Fourth graders predict whether one cup of everything weighs the same. Next, the student estimate the mass of several cups of materials. Then, using a primer balance the student find the actual mass of each cup of materials in grams.
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Representing Half of a Circle
Geometric shapes make great visual models for introducing young mathematicians to the concept of fractions. Looking at a series of four circles, students are asked to determine whether or not one half of each circle is shaded. To support...
2nd - 4th Math CCSS: Designed
How many movies can you see in one day?
For kids who love movies, figuring out a schedule for the maximum number that can be seen in one day is not only a good demonstration of Common Core mathematical practices, but also a highly motivating activity. Robert Kaplinsky...
4th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Writing a Number in Expanded Form
Understanding place value is a basic mathematics skill. This Khan Academy video shows students how to write the number 14,897 in the expanded form. He explains that the 7 in the ones place is the same as 7x1, the 9 in the tens place is...
5 mins 3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Adaptable