It happens to me every year. My pantry is bursting at the seems … with Girl Scout cookies. These kids are masters at the art of sales. I run into the cookie selling teams of Girl Scouts everywhere, and unfortunately I always end up buying several boxes. Now I have a kitchen full of Thin Mints, Peanut Butter Patties, Lemonades and more. It got me wondering … how many boxes of Girl Scout cookies are sold each year? What does that add up to in yearly sales?
Passover begins this year on Monday evening, April 14th, with a Passover seder dinner. Passover is one of the three high holidays in the Jewish calendar and celebrates the Exodus of Jews from slavery in Egypt.
Let your students review fractions in this investigation on tripling my mom’s recipe and trying to use the recipe to create one humungus matzo ball.
The IRIS (Incorporated Research Institute of Seismology) Seismic Monitor will allow your class to visualize the most recent quakes and their magnitudes in this region.
Our updated Richter scale activity will allow your students to get an appreciation of the logarithmic Richter magnitudes.
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In this activity students decide how to divide 2 pizzas amongst 6 adults and 3 pizzas amongst 8 kids. Fractional pizza parts need to be drawn and considerations discussed about which fractions are greater. Students interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator (a/b = a ÷ b). Wicked fun, warm, and tasty.
We have two classic puzzles for your April 1st class starters.
CCSS: MP.1, MP3,4.OA, 5.G, 8.EE, 8.SP
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