An Introduction to Data Reading and Computations (SMILE)
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|Christeen Brown, Robert Fulton Elementary School|
|A lesson for grades 3-5 designed to teach students to identify data on the horizontal (x) axis and vertical (y) axis; read numbered pounds on a weight scale; estimate pounds upon sight before being given a known weight; identify actual weight; understand the importance of controlling body weight; observe fat, calorie, sugar and sodium intake of certain foods compared with the daily recommended allowances; discover and apply rules of computations for determining how much weight to gain, lose or retain; and design their own data chart. From the Graphs and Visuals section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.|
|Levels:||Late Elem. (3-5)|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Estimation, Graphing of Data, Medicine/Health|
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