Raising the bar

Gairsoppa-Project-Silver-Bar

Recovery of the treasure from the 1941 sinking of the S.S. Gairsoppa was recently completed and a huge amount of silver was brought up from the ocean floor.  Let your students get a feel for this adventurous career as they calculate weights, values, and percents recovered from this exciting news story.  Show the video at the bottom for a little background on this story.

Recovered-ingots.pdf

CCSS: 4.NBT.4, 4.OA.3, 4.MD.1 , 5.MD.1, 6.RP.3, 7.RP.3, 7.EE.4

For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions.

Recovered-ingots.doc            Recovered-ingots-solution.pdf

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