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This activity gives students an opportunity to discuss the quantities involved in statements about measurements or statistics and may involve estimation, calculation and/or research. Ideas for implementation, extension and support are included.
Contributed by: Millenium Mathematics Project, Publisher
Math TopicMeasurement, Number Sense, Decimals, Number Concepts, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes, Basic Operations
Grade Level2, 3, 4, 5
Resource TypeActivity

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceLearner
    • LanguageEnglish (United Kingdom), Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorMillenium Mathematics Project, Publisher
    • Publication Date2011-05
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2007 University of Cambridge
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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  • User Comments
    • 4
      Stimulate quantitative thinking
      By Uncle Bob on 10/01/2012 - 11:13
    • Many good discussion prompts here revolving around the world of animals. Provides an opportunity for teachers to listen and asses their students' quantitative reasoning and estimation skills.