Greasing light poles

The Philadelphia police are being proactive about keeping their enthusiastic Eagles fans from being reckless as they celebrate Super Bowl outcomes.  So, the police departments have been frosting the city light poles with Crisco shortening to help discourage fans from climbing the polls.  How much Crisco does 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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