Full of Beans

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Scholars have an opportunity to use their geometric modeling skills. Pupils determine a reasonable estimate of the number of string beans that would fill the average human body.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Have individuals begin the problem and after a few minutes, bring the class back together to share approaches
  • Bring in a basket of string beans to compare relative sizes
Classroom Considerations

  • Individuals should be comfortable using geometric figures to model real-world objects

  • Includes a sample problem with calculations used
  • Provides a suggestion to use an upper and lower bound strategy

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