Type:

Lesson Plan, Other

Description:

Analyzing Data from a Hands-On Activity Involving Aluminum Foil Boats Who can build the best boat? In this lesson, students are challenged to create aluminum foil boats that are then tested by filling them with plastic bears until they sink. The lesson serves as a fun, hands-on way to collect data. The data from two attempts is collected and used to make two class box-and-whisker plots with some surprising results.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5

Keywords:

3 to 5 | Lesson

Language:

English

Access Privileges:

Public - Available to anyone

License Deed:

Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

Collections:

None
Update Standards?

MP.1: Alabama Course of Study: Mathematics

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

MP.1: CA Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

MP.1: Massachusetts Curriculum Framework for Mathematics

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

MP.1: North Dakota Mathematics Content Standards

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.

MP.1: New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards for Mathematics

Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them.
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