How do You Stack Up? Revisited
Students estimate the thickness of coins. In this stack up lesson, students stack pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters. They calculate and record the thickness of each coin. Students stack coins and estimate the height of the stack.
5th - 8th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimation activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
3rd - 5th Math CCSS: Designed
Practical Problems Involving Decimals
After discussing decimals and "going shopping" in the classroom, young mathematicians are given four practical word problems that require them to estimate their answers, given specific information. The highlight of the lesson is having...
5th - 7th Math CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Estimating Volume: The Money Munchers
Don't stuff money under your mattress. To find out why learners first complete a task determining how $24,000 in cash would affect the height of a mattress and whether this same amount would fit into a suitcase of given dimensions. They...
7th Math CCSS: Designed