Bean Counting

This Bean Counting activity & project also includes:

Don't spill the beans ... before the end of the lesson! Learners must predict how long it takes two people working together to fill a glass with beans. A video presents the rate it takes each person independently, and another video presents the answer once your class is ready to check their responses.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Allow pupils to work in collaborative groups to develop a strategy to find a solution
  • Have groups present their solutions and methods to the class
Classroom Considerations

  • Expects an understanding of speed rates

  • Provides an option to download the video to play while offline
  • Offers ideas to expand and/or extend the lesson

  • None
Common Core