Greasing light poles

The Philadelphia police were being proactive about keeping their enthusiastic Eagles fans from being reckless as they celebrated last year's Super Bowl outcomes.  So, the police departments have frosted the city light poles with Crisco shortening to help discourage fans from climbing the polls.  How much Crisco did it take to grease one pole? One city block of poles? Most of downtown's poles? Inquiring minds want to know!

The activity: TheCriscoCops.pdf

If you want to include some Crisco coverage information (totally optional)

CCSS: 6.EE.A, 6.G.A, 7.G.B, 8.G, MP5

For members we have an editable Word docx and solutions.

TheCriscoCops.docx         TheCriscoCops-solution.pdf


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