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#### Frozen Fruit

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this "Sid the Science Kid" activity, learners observe reversible change while thinking about ways to make ice melt. Learners freeze a piece of fruit in an ice cube and then explore...

#### Number Sense and Computation: An Apple a Day

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners make estimates to analyze the number of apples per acre, and visualize the magnitude of one million. Using the thematic setting of Johnny Appleseed, learners practice...

#### Mix It Up

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners are introduced to proportional reasoning through modeling, sharing, and questioning techniques. After reading "Oliver's Fruit Salad," learners work...

#### Number Sense and Computation: Food For Thought

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners identify and compare unit costs of given items. Learners use computation skills, problem solving and number sense to find the cost of an ounce of cereal. Learners...

#### Geometry and Spatial Relations: Tessellations WOW!

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners explore tessellations through literature, music, writing, and art activities. First, learners take a walk to identify and photograph real-life examples of...

#### Multi-Variable Relations: Stressed to the Breaking Point

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners explore the relationship between the thickness of a spaghetti bridge, the length of the bridge, and the amount of weight that can be supported by the bridge. Learners...

#### Computation and Estimation: Alphabits

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners apply the concepts of ratios and percentages to the distribution of letters contained in a box of Alphabits® cereal. Each learner is given a sample of cereal from the...

#### Applesauce

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this "Sid the Science Kid" activity, learners make applesauce to explore irreversible change. Learners compare and contrast apples that have been changed by heat with apples that haven...

#### Statistics: Something Fishy

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners apply the concepts of ratio and proportion to the capture-recapture statistical procedure. Learners are given containers (the bay) and an unknown number of fish-shaped...

#### Exponential Models: Rhinos and M&M’s ®

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners model exponential decay and exponential growth using M&M's, paper folding, and African rhino population data. Learners collect data, create scatterplots, and...