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How do You Stack Up? Revisited (SMILE)

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Author:Robert Foote, Walt Disney Magnet School
Description: A lesson designed to teach students to estimate the number of pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters in plastic bags; build stacks of each type of coin; find the thickness of a penny, nickel, dime and quarter after measuring their stacks; measure to the nearest millimeter using a ruler; and determine how many coins of each type will fit in tubes of different lengths. From the Practical and Applied Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.

Levels: Late Elem. (3-5)
Languages: English
Resource Types: Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities
Math Topics: Estimation, Measurement

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