Students simulate operating a coal mine and calculating the expense of mining operations by choosing a chocolate chip cookie, buying tools to mine the chocolate chips and using paper money to pay for the expense of mining.
7th - 8th Social Studies & History 3 Views 6 Downloads
Coconut and Chocolate Chip Passover Macaroons
Recipies are a natural medium for using fractions in real-world problems. This delicious activity has learners adapting the ingredients for coconut and chocolate chip macaroons, a Passover treat, for fewer and more cookies than the...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Models for Dividing Fractions - Grade Six
Fifth and sixth graders use food and candy to help them represent division of fractions and develop algorithms to solve fraction problems. They discuss dividing whole numbers by fractions. Pupils use sticks and chocolate bars to study...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Energy Generating a Culture: Early American Coal Miners and Coal Mining Culture
Students calculate how much coal they use based on their electric power usage. In this environmental science lesson, students trace the history of coal mining in US. They write a letter to USPS to encourage them to create coal mining...
6th - 10th English Language Arts