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654 resources with the concept estimation

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This is Jeopardy

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Being able to estimate, understanding place value and fractions, and solving word problems are all important skills in math. This PowerPoint is a Jeopardy-style game where young mathematicians utilize all of these skills in order to win...
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Geared Up

For Students 6th Standards
Get the class's gears turning! Pupils first watch a video that introduces the situation: Given three gears, how many turns will it take for the dots shown on the gears to line up? They count the number of spurs on each gear, then use the...
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The Clapper

For Students 6th Standards
Give a round of applause for completing the task. Scholars watch a video that shows an extremely fast clapper and a timer. The activity requires applying concepts of rates and proportional reasoning to estimate the number of claps in one...
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Rope Jumper

For Students 6th Standards
Jump at the chance to use the idea of rates. Young mathematicians watch part of a clip of a Japanese TV show where a contestant jumps rope as fast as possible. They use the data for the number of jumps and the number of seconds shown in...
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Thumbs on Fire

For Students 7th Standards
How fast are those thumbs? Pupils view a short video showing a person typing out a text message in a speed challenge. They use the information they can glean from the video to estimate the number of seconds it will take to completely...
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Fill ‘er Up

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Drink in a lesson on volume. Individuals first view a video clip where a conical cup is used to pour water into a water cooler jug. Using provided dimensions of the cup and the jug, they estimate the number of cups required to fill the...
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The Candy Bowl Revisited

For Students 2nd Standards
Time for more candy! Learners view a video of a candy bowl where some of the candy is removed and more placed back. Scholars come up with questions about the scenario to answer and request additional information from the teacher. At the...
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The Candy Bowl

For Students 2nd Standards
Wonder how many pieces of candy a teacher can eat. Pupils watch a video of candy in a bowl as some candy is removed to be eaten and others are added. Learners devise questions about the situation along with estimated solutions. Scholars...
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Penny Cube

For Students 5th Standards
Use volume to count your change. Pupils watch as a cube is filled with stacks of pennies and make an estimate on how many pennies are in the cube. The teacher provides additional information to the class members about the size of the...
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Sweet Tart Hearts Revisited

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Use fractions to estimate candy counts. After watching a video of emptying a bag of candies into a glass, individuals estimate the number of candies of each color. The teacher provides the class with additional information to help answer...
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Sweet Tart Hearts

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
Take your best educated guess. After being presented with a video of a glass of candies, class members estimate the number of each color of candies. Pupils view a graphic showing more information on the fraction of candies before...
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Hot Under the Collar

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
It is close enough for all practical purposes. Pupils see two methods to convert degrees Celsius to degrees Fahrenheit, one with exact numbers and another using estimation. Learners review both methods and determine when the estimation...
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Counting Trees

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Let's find a way to determine how many there are. Given a diagram of trees on a plantation, pupils devise a way to estimate the number of old and new trees. Using their methods, learners create estimates for the number of the two types...
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Sensible Estimates

For Students 6th - 12th
Making sensible estimates is a sensible thing to do. A short video shows viewers how to estimate the height of a dinosaur and the length of a school bus based on a given diagram. They use the average height of a person to make the...
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Estimate the Root with Linear Approximation

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Root for those learning about roots. An installment of an extensive playlist covering derivatives focuses on using linear approximations to estimate roots. The example problem shows how to find the fourth root of 15 without a calculator.
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Diversity: Languages Spoken in the United States

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
High schoolers begin a discussion on diversity and determine the percent of the population that speak another language at home in the US. Classmates make a prediction of the percentage of people that speak another language at home in...
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CK-12 Middle School Math Concepts - Grade 6

For Students 6th Standards
Twelve chapters cover a multitude of math concepts found in the Common Core standards for sixth grade. Each title provides a brief explanation of what you will find inside the chapter—concepts from which you can click on and learn more...
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Add and Subtract Decimals with Front-End Estimation: Wooden Beams

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A six-question interactive tasks mathematicians to solve addition and subtraction problems using front-end estimation. Question types consist of multiple-choice and true or false. A set of wooden beams that can be measured using moveable...
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How do I Prepare this Piece of Floor Tile to Lay on the Bottom of my Kitchen Sink Cabinet?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How can you place a rectangular tile around a pipe? Scholars first use a model of a kitchen sink cabinet to take measurements. Using a compass and their knowledge of circles, they then cut out a circle from a piece of poster board (which...
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Estimation to Check Decimal Multiplication: Watering a Garden

For Students 6th Standards
Mathematicians solve six multiple-choice and true or false questions using their knowledge of estimation and multiplying decimals. The interactive provides a garden-themed tool that creates a visual aid of three watering cans to assist...
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Problem Solving Plan, Estimation with Decimals: Shopping

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Mathematicians go on a virtual shopping trip in an interactive designed to boost the concept of estimation. Scholars read and answer five questions—multiple-choice, true or false, and a discussion—with help from a drag-and-drop shopping...
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Fraction Rounding to the Nearest Half: Beaker Math

For Students 6th Standards
Rounding fractions is the focus of a six-question interactive designed to boost concept proficiency. A measured beaker's water level increases and decreases as mathematicians move the tool to represent specific fractions. Questions...
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Stride Ruler

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Take it all in stride! Scholars learn to estimate distances using their strides as measurement. They take 10 steps next to a set of meter sticks and use the final distance to estimate the length of each step. Once they've found the...
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Rule of 72

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Find an easier way to double it. Using the price of an item and the Consumer Price Index, learners determine how long it will be for the price to double. Scholars calculate the length of time it would take for the price to double using a...