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Strength in Size? Madagascar Cockroach Pulls

Fourth graders conduct an experiment involving size and relative ability in smaller species using Madagascar cockroaches. They make predictions about how many pennies the roaches can pull, compare the results to human strength, and calculate proportions.

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Resource Details

Arithmetic & Pre-Algebra
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning