19 search results for "5.NBT.2"

McDonalds moves towards antibiotic-free chicken

…restaurant, costs in the supermarket and the cost and changes required of farm production?  Does this seem like a good move?  Why? Do the math! The activity: Antibiotics-in-our-food.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. Antibiotics-in-our-food.docx        Antibiotics-in-our-food-solution.pdf CCSS:  4.MD.3, 5.NBT.5, 5.NBT.7, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, HSG.MG.A.2, HSG.MG.A.3 MP6 Check out all of our activities in one place at our Bird’s Eye View of Activities Page… 0, 7

Super Bowl ads and scientific notation

…ice using scientific notation as they calculate the cost of Super Bowl commercials. After working with these incredible costs, students get to express their opinions about the ads and decide who the marketing was geared towards. The activity:  super-bowl-ads2015.pdf For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions. super-bowl-ads2015.docx      super-bowl-ads2015-solution.pdf CCSS: 5.NBT.1, 5.NBT.2,  6.EE.2, 8.EE.1, 8.EE.3, 8.EE.4, HSA.SSE.A.1 Great youtube video on the commercials… 0, 6

Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade

…ore standards addressed.  Try the whole activity or any of the different tasks in the activity with your class. Bob Olsen, a 5th/6th grade math teacher from Illinois, sent us this activity a few year ago.  We’ve updated it again this year with the parade’s current facts and balloons. CCSS:  4.NBT.4 , 4.MD.1 , 4.MD.2 , 5.NBT.6 , 5.MD.1 , 5.MD.5b , 6.NS.3 , 7.NS.3 , 7.G.1 , HSG.MG.1 Happy Thanksgiving! Student Handout: macys-day-parade2014.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions… 0, 6

Triple Crown possibilities, 2015

…hour and miles per minute of horse racing, and learning about the measures of “hands” and “furlongs”. A lot of CCSS are addressed in this task.  This is a very “number operations” heavy lesson full of rational number operations and conversions, see CCSS below. triple-crown2015.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. triple-crown2015.docx          triple-crown2015-solution.pdf   CCSS: 4.NF.1, 4.NF.2, 5.MD.1, 5.NF.1, 5.NF.7, 5.NBT.7, 6.NS.3, 6.RP.3, 7.NS.3… 0, 6

Who had the greatest NBA season ever?

…mpute with our formula.  How many different ways might your students write the expression: Total Offensive Production = p + (2.1)a + (1.05)r + (1.05)b + (1.05)s + (-1.05)t This is also an excellent time to introduce formula use in Excel to your classes.  Enjoy! The Activity: best-NBA-season-ever.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc, an Excel file, and solutions. best-NBA-season-ever.doc     greatest-season-ever.xls      Best-NBA-season-ever-solution.pdf CCSS: 5.OA.1 , 5.NBT.7 , 6.NS.3 ,… 0, 8

Cost of a gallon of gas

…whether the constant dollar cost of gasoline has really gone up, stayed the same, or gone down.  Add in some current event facts to the discussion to analyze why the nominal price of gasoline has changed through the years. Clicking on this image will show it larger in a new window. This activity is appropriate for students 5th grade or older.  It can be used to address many different skills & standards.  Some obvious CCSS: 5.G.1, 5.G.2, 5.NBT.7, 6.NS.3, MP3, MP4, MP5… 0, 5

Does it pay to get educated?

…s-it-pay-to-get-educated.pdf Ken Waldman of Newton Public Schools, modified our post to make it a little easier for his students.  This is his modification: does-it-pay-to-get-educated-Waldman.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc, an Excel sheet of the data and chart, and solutions. does-it-pay-to-get-educated.doc      income&ed-level.xlsx    does-it-pay-to-get-educated-solutions.pdf CCSS: 4.OA.2, 5.NBT.5, 6.RP.3, 6.NS.3, 6.SP.3 6.SP.4, 6.SP.5, 7.SP.4, MP.1, MP.3… 0, 5

How Many Donuts is That?

…nd solutions: Donut-solutions+tips.pdf This activity can address many different CCSS depending on solution method: 4.MD.3, 4.NBT.5, 4.OA.3, 5.MD.5, 6.G.1, 6.RP.3, 7.G.1, MP1, MP2, MP3, MP6, MP7 Useful info: The box is about 11.5 feet by 3 feet.  It required eight Krispy Kreme employees to deliver it. The price for this box of donuts would be about $2,600 U.S. dollars, according to Krispy Kreme. There are four layers of donuts in the box. Act Three: This news clip gives the solution. @Yummymath P… 0, 6

Cost of light bulbs – New and improved

…ecimals operations, order of operations, graphing, systems and piecewise functions. The task is accessible for students from 5th grade through high school. Students might also want to compare the costs of each bulb over time for various number of bulbs in their home using this interactive Desmos graphing application. light-bulbs-burnt-out.pdf CCSS: 5.NBT.3, 5.NBT.7, 6.NS.3, 6.RP.3, 6.EE.1, 6.EE.9, 8.EE.8,  HSF.IF.C.7.B, HSA.REI.C.6, HSA.CED.A.2 For members we have a Word docx, and Excel sheet wi… 0, 5

Chili Con Queso

…editable Word docx, teaching tips, and solution methods. [email protected]      [email protected] CCSS: 5.NBT.5, 5.MD.1, 6.RP And of course you and your students could research other questions, like what does 42 gallons of queso look like?  How many servings? How much fat? How many calories? Check out all current Yummymath lessons in one place at our Bird’s Eye View page. Crushed today's lesson with a 20 minute @Yummymath discussion about 42 gallons of Queso. #reallifema… 0, 5

Bits, bytes, and nibbles

…my device capacities are and how big the files that I want to download are in comparison.  I decided to practice with the numbers a bit to try to get a better understanding.  Perhaps you and your students need some practice with this as well?  Try it out. Bits&Nibbles.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Bits&Nibbles.doc         Bits&Nibbles-solutions.pdf    CCSS: 5.NBT.2, 6.EE.1, 6.EE.2, 6.RP, 7.RP, 7.EE, 7.SP, 8.EE.1, HS.modeling, HSN.Q, HSS.CP.9… 0, 4


…that you show your thinking and process so that it is clear to other.  Teachers – you may consider having students create posters that show how they came to an estimate or consider showing different ideas through a document camera. Act Three: Possible Solutions Lego.pdf For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. Lego.doc          Lego-solutions.pdf CCSS: 4.OA.4,  5.NBT.5, 6.RP.3, 6.NS.2, 7.NS.3 Pictures from Amazon.com, timesofmalta.com, psfk.com, usatoday.com… 0, 4

Big Burger

…ite) for letting us know about the videos from the History Channel.  Consider starting the activity with these videos. CCSS: 5.NF.6, 6.RP.1, 6.RP.2, 6.RP.3, 6.NS.1 The activity: BigBurger2014.pdf Three teachers in Georgia created a version of this post that they felt was suitable for their 5th grade students.  Many thanks to Jenise Sexton, Michael Wiernicki, and Graham Fletcher for sharing their adaptation with all of us. largest-hamburger-ever-5th.pdf               also CCSS: 5.NBT.7 For member… 0, 4

How much do we spend on Mother’s Day?

…er’s_Day.pdf Helpful information for teachers:  Useful information about Mother’s Day Picture of Solutions: Recent Estimate, 2014 Estimate CCSS: 5.NBT.5 , 6.RP, 7.RP, 7.SP, HSS.IC , MP.1 , MP.2 For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions. How_much_does_America_spend_for_Mother’s_Day.doc     Spend-forMother’sDay-solution2014.pdf Or you could use our previous activity which is more traditional and has good questions about averages, percents,and large numbers as students analyze the stat… 0, 4

What a week coming up!

…eight to the various elements of a player’s stats  to create a model for analyzing the production of these terrific players. 5.OA.1 , 5.NBT.7 , 6.NS.3 , 6.EE.2 , 6.EE.3 , 6.EE.6 , 7.EE.1 , 7.NS.3, HSA.SSE.A.1, HSA.SSE.A.2, MP.4 , MP.7  June 5 – National Donut Day – How many Donuts is that? This three-act activity asks students to question what information they need; what they can observe; and asks students to calculate, show their method, and suggest solutions.  4.MD.3, 4.NBT.5, 4.OA.3, 5.MD.5,… 0, 22