The Great Pacific Garbage Patch activity involves an urgent environmental issue that students can discuss. It engages students in the interpretation of visual data, measurements, units, and the area of regular and irregular figures.
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Mathematics can be used to show why babies should never be left alone in a hot car.
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Five teacher discussion strategies and outcomes of students’ responses to each are illustrated with examples.