How Much is a Million?

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A million of anything is no small thing! Model a million with a math activity that explores the size and weight of a million grains of rice. Groups count and weigh a sample of rice and use proportions to calculate the weight of a million grains of rice. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Have each group perform multiple sample trials to increase the data pools
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects proficiency working with proportions
  • Requires a specific set of materials and time for preparation

  • Includes sample pupil solutions
  • Uses easily obtainable materials

  • None
Common Core