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426 resources with the keyterm estimation

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I'm Melting

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students estimate the time it takes for an ice cube to melt completely.
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Over and Under Estimation

For Teachers 1st
First graders distinguish between an over-estimate and an under-estimate. They estimate the number of beans that can be held in a hand, organize data and actual findings.
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The Long and Short of It - Geometry

For Teachers 1st
First graders use appropriate vocabulary to compare the measurement of the animal he/she is drawing.
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How Many Lemons Does It Take?

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students 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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Count the hearts

For Teachers K - 5th
Young scholars estimate how many cinnamon heart or other Valentine candies are in a jar.
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Words, Words, Words

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders choose estimation strategies in real-world problem situations and explain the choice. They work in groups of five using three different estimation methods to find out how many words are on a page of text.
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A Bubble Full of Math

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Students compare estimated lengths with actual lengths.
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How many pennies?

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Pupils estimate how many pennies are in a jar. The book "A Chair for My Mother" is used as a warm up activity.
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Water Wasters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students estimate how much water the average person in their classroom, and their family, uses each day while brushing their teeth. They estimate their use before actually finding out. The results are shared the next day in class.
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Estimation Using Goldfish Crackers: Math

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore estimation and rounding concepts using goldfish crackers and a song! They solve problems by estimating and rounding numbers and pick numbers within reason to represent certain objects.
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An Arithmetic lesson using Estimation

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students play a card game to practice mathematical operations and averaging.
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Ready to Round

For Teachers 1st
First graders are introduced to the concept of rounding to the nearest ten through the use of a number line created from a hundreds chart.
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Fun With Estimation

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students get an opportunity to practice estimation skills in a real life situation after a unit on estimation has been taught.
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Pumpkin Math

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students examine a pumpkin and make several estimations based on the number of lines around it, its circumference and the number of seeds it has.
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Raisin Cane

For Teachers 4th - 7th
Students estimate and record the number of raisins in a snack-size box. They also graph their results and note the differences (+ or -) from their estimate and actual number.
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Estimation Station

For Teachers K - 3rd
Students use this hands-on math center to explore estimation and counting by tens with Goldfish.
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Walk The Tightrope

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Young scholars work on their estimation skills while enhancing their balancing skills. They walk on a rope on the classroom floor while measuring their balance skills.
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Getting Better at Guessing

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students, in groups, examine a jar of coins to make both 'guesstimates' and estimates. They compare different estimations and complete a journal entry to summarize their findings.