Banana Bread Baker

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You don't want to be short bananas when making bread. Scholars use their math skills to make sure there are enough bananas to go around. Using measurements given in a recipe, they must determine how many bananas they need to increase the recipe to five loaves.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Incorporate as a collaborative task during a unit on ratios and proportions
  • Have learners estimate the volume of a banana before showing the video
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects proficiency in writing and solving proportions
Pros

  • Relates ratios and proportions to a real-life situation
  • Leaves the question open-ended to allow for multiple approaches
Cons

  • None
Common Core