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# Principles and Standards for School Mathematics

 Results 1 - 6 of 6: Return to Mathematics Expectations National Mathematics Expectation:understand that measurements are approximations and how differences in units affect precision;
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Ideas with Food 2: A Brownie Bake
ORC# 4225
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students do some mathematics in preparation for making brownies. They consider the inverse relationship between the base area of two different sizes of cake pans and the thickness of the same volume of batter poured into each pan....
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Tree-mendous Plots
ORC# 245
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students measure, record, and graph plant growth and interpret data. Students plant seeds and, once the seeds sprout, record the height of the plants for several days....
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Scuba Diving in Belize
ORC# 10354
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Resource Type: Lessons
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: In this 5-lesson unit, students take a pretend scuba-diving trip to Belize. They explore various real-world applications of time and distance measurement, make estimations and calculations, and use online resources to plan the trip....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 4: Find the Box With the Fewest Balls
ORC# 1750
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Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics
Professional Commentary: Students must determine which of three boxes of equal size will hold the fewest balls when filled with balls of different sizes. This multiple-choice question is a sample test item used in grade 4 in the 1990 National Assessment of Educational Progress (see About NAEP)....
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NAEP Assessment Item, Grade 4: Convert a quantity of pints to quarts (calculator available)
ORC# 10988
Resource Information
Resource Type: Assessments
Discipline: Mathematics