# Estimation Teacher Resources

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#### A Walk in the Park

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Using a word problem, learners practice estimation techniques. After leading the class through a solution to this problem, a teacher could have the class complete other estimation activities using this one as a model.
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#### Estimation

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders view a variety of rice products and calculate their cost.Â  In this rice math lesson, 4th graders estimate cost and multiply to find 8 of each item. Students estimate using different amounts of rice products. Students...
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#### Sky Boys: How They Built the Empire State Building

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
How tall is the Empire State Building? Lead your class through a collaborative estimationÂ activity to determine the number of quarters it would take to reach the top and teach the following concepts: human capital, human resources,...
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#### Water: From Neglect to Respect

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The goal of this collection of lessons is to make middle schoolers more aware of the ways in which they are dependent upon water to maintain their standard of living. Learners compare water use in Lesotho to water use in the United...
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#### Surveys and Estimating Large Quantities

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Looking for an estimation activity a bit more involved than the typical "guess the number of jellybeans in the jar" game? Here, learners use a picture to estimate the number of people at a large event, look for potential problems with...
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#### Sizing Up Species: Measurement Activities

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Measurement devices can be used to determine the height, length, or weight of all kinds of things, even plants and animals. This presentation acts as the basis for two estimation activities. Each activity requires the children to...
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#### The Price is Right

For Teachers 1st - 12th
Go on a shopping trip to practice estimation, price value, and shopping skills. The class heads off to the market to purchase several items for the activity. While they are there, they discuss the cost of various foods and even...
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#### Estimating With Fire

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Watch the damage from a forest fire in this interactive simulation activity that challenges learners to estimate the burn area using different approaches. Learners are given a worksheet to track the different burn patterns and practice...
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#### Estimating

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
A good estimator usually has a good number sense. Make good estimators out of your class with this fun estimation activity. They review words that express estimation, estimate the number of three different sets, and then estimate the...
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#### Angles - Digger and the Gang

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore angle estimation and measurement. In this angle lesson, students define obtuse, acute, and right angles, and practice measuring angles using a protractor. Students participate in an online angle estimation activity.
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#### One Hundred Things

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners practice estimating by handling items in groups of ten. They visualize how much space 100 items, such as pennies, peas, or beans,Â will take up after holding 10 of them. Students measure the difference in volume between 10 and...
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#### Estimation

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders practice using money. In this estimation lesson, 3rd graders show their ability to figure out the cost ofÂ lunch. Students then set up a "store" and students choose the products and estmate the cost. Students visit websites...
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For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in an estimation activity to determine the length of a hallway or to estimate how many people can fit in the school stadium or gym.
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#### Football Finances

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Young scholars use estimation to solve problems.Â  In this middle school mathematics lesson, students analyze picture of football stands to make estimates in attendance at the Super Bowl.Â  Young scholars also make estimates about the...
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#### Estimation

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders gain an understanding of estimation as an educated guess. They explore measuring and how looking at various object size and shape can help form ones guess towards estimation. They use dinosaurs for an estimation activity.
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#### Cupids Estimation

For Students 2nd - 4th
Learners use candied hearts to estimate how many will fill the heart on the Valentine's Day themed page. They then do a final count after they have finished the estimation activities.
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#### Easy Estimating

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
In this estimation worksheet, students use a small snack food to complete 9 estimation activities. They describe the item they are estimating, make a first estimate, use more information, make a second estimate, acquire more information...
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#### There Was An Old Lady...

For Teachers K - 8th
Students participate in various activities using the story There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly. In this reading fluency lesson, students read the story and then practice comprehension, fluency, and writing. An estimation activity...
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#### Pounds and Ounces: It's All About Weight

For Teachers 1st
First graders explore number sense by participating in a measurement estimation activity. In this weight lesson plan, 1st graders discuss the differences between measurement units, both English and Metric. Students examine a loaf of...
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#### Estimating Sums and Differences

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
In this math worksheet, students learn to estimate sums and differences by completing step by step exercises. There is one word problem which is the example, and then students can choose from other estimation activities to do with a...
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#### Counting Blood Cells

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students observe number sense by participating in an estimation activity. In this blood cells lesson plan, students identify the importance of blood cells in the human body and discuss how tiny they are. Students utilize paper dots as a...
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#### Estimating Prices

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students practice making reasonable estimates. In this consumer math, students round purchase prices of items to estimate the total cost. Students practice using metal computations to arrive at estimates.
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#### How Many Lemons Does It Take?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Learners discuss and explore different methods that can be used to estimate from the video. They practice estimation skills by recreating a sample problem from the video. Web sites containing other estimation activities are included
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#### Estimation Lesson Plan

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars use four different computer estimation applets with several classroom estimation activities.