Cranberry Math Estimation Activity!

November 12th, 2012 by ClickSchooling Leave a reply »

Hi! It’s Monday, November 12, 2012 and time for Math at ClickSchooling!

Recommended Website:

Annenberg Learner Express: Cranberry Estimation

Age Range: 6-10 (about grades 1-5 with parental supervision; the whole family may enjoy this activity)

At this website, you can watch a 5-minute video of a teacher in a classroom helping young students use their reasoning skills to estimate the number of cranberries in a jar. You can watch the students interact and answer the teacher’s questions, and hear the comments of a narrator who explains the importance of the exercise.

It would be simple to replicate this math experiment at home. And to help you do that, the Annenberg website provides a free lesson transcript. Just CLICK HERE to access it.  

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