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*Please note: This Resource is compatible with DISTANCE LEARNING platforms such as Google Classroom, SeeSaw and Office 365. Students can confidently WORK INDEPENDENTLY on these, or you can EDIT this unit of work to best suit your needs and share it with your CLASSROOM.❓Here is a typical "Fermi" qu

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4^{th} - 10^{th}, Higher Education, Adult Education

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I think the Fermi Project is as much fun for teachers as it is for those students that embrace it. Fermi questions are ridiculous math-based questions to which nobody really wants to know the answer, but that's half of their charm. The other half is that this is a REALLY good skill to teach our st

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Ready to print! This bundle includes 9 tasks that require students to define assumptions, make estimations, and use dimensional analysis to solve open-ended problems. Most students need a full 50 minute class period to tackle each task. There is an optional extension problem in each task for tho

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Ready to print! This open ended problem encourages creative problem solving using dimensional analysis strategies. I teach a problem solving process that involves clarifying the problem, stating assumptions, describing thinking, and then checking for reasonableness. I suggest grading students base

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Also included in: Dimensional Analysis Challenges (Fermi Problems)

Fermi Questions are a great way to build large sale estimation and problems solving skills with your students using real world, every day scenarios. While there is no correct answer, students must work systematically through various estimations using computational skills in order to produce an answe

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6^{th} - 10^{th}

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Ready to print! This open ended problem encourages creative problem solving using dimensional analysis strategies. I teach a problem solving process that involves clarifying the problem, stating assumptions, describing thinking, and then checking for reasonableness. I suggest grading students base

Also included in: Dimensional Analysis Challenges (Fermi Problems)

Ready to print! This open ended problem encourages creative problem solving using dimensional analysis strategies. I teach a problem solving process that involves clarifying the problem, stating assumptions, describing thinking, and then checking for reasonableness. I suggest grading students base

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8^{th} - 11^{th}

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Also included in: Dimensional Analysis Challenges (Fermi Problems)

Ready to print! This open ended task encourages creative problem solving using dimensional analysis strategies. I teach a problem solving process that involves clarifying the problem, stating assumptions, describing thinking, and then checking for reasonableness. I suggest grading students based o

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8^{th} - 11^{th}

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Also included in: Dimensional Analysis Challenges (Fermi Problems)

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Also included in: Dimensional Analysis Challenges (Fermi Problems)

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Also included in: Dimensional Analysis Challenges (Fermi Problems)

This product can be used by students to guide them through Fermi problems

Want to teach your students how to think outside of the box?
These lessons include 10 Fermi Problems that will allow you to assess a student's ability to persevere in problem solving, reason abstractly and quantitatively while evaluating a student's ability to make valid arguments.
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6^{th} - 12^{th}

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A 15 minute In-class (Assessment) Activity designed to create a ‘Polymath Moment’ of Mathematical Inquiry for Junior to Middle Secondary students.

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7^{th} - 9^{th}

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Today’s teachers are pushed for time to develop the level of understanding with content as well as the levels of expertise with the Standards for Mathematical Practice in the typical mathematics classroom. Fermi problems provide an engaging platform for fostering students’ critical thinking, problem

Fermi Problems are the perfect way to get class started - they are fun, interesting, creative, & they are used in real life. Check out this packet of 5 free Fermi Problems along with intro slides and a tutorial.

Fermi Questions - Math Investigations & Projects for Real World Problem SolvingEngaging, fun and authentic math projects! Fermi question investigations and projects for whole class problem solving, small group teamwork or extension.What is a Fermi question?Enrico Fermi was a twentieth-century, N

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2^{nd} - 6^{th}

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The Fermi Project is as much fun for teachers as it is for those students that embrace it. Fermi questions are ridiculous math-based questions to which nobody really wants to know the answer, but that's half of their charm. The other half is that this is a REALLY good skill to teach our students. It

Fermi questions are a great way to get your students engaging with mathematical reasoning, problem solving, estimation and multiplication in an active way. They ask near-impossible to work out questions such as How long would it take to count to one million?How many hairs on your head?This pack cont

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4^{th} - 9^{th}

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Are you looking for a fun activity to implement in the classroom that keeps kids engaged and reinforces Common Core Math Practice standards at the same time? Do your students enjoy logic puzzles? Are they good at seeing patterns? Would you like them get even better? Pico Fermi Bagels with Cream Chee

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K - 6^{th}

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This tried and true old favorite gets an update! Red, white and blue theme is perfect for morning meeting, Math Olympics, Summer School, Memorial Day, Labor Day or ANY FUN FRIDAY! Minutes to learn; a lifetime to master! :D This game can be leveled up or down from ages 7 - ADULT. Play one round or a

Are you looking for a fun activity to implement in the classroom that keeps kids engaged and reinforces Common Core Math Practice standards at the same time? Do your students enjoy logic puzzles? Are they good at seeing patterns? Would you like them get even better? Pico Fermi Bagels with Cream Chee

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1^{st} - 3^{rd}

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Are you looking for a fun activity to implement in the classroom that keeps kids engaged and reinforces Common Core Math Practice standards at the same time? Do your students enjoy logic puzzles? Are they good at seeing patterns? Would you like them get even better? Pico Fermi Bagels with Cream Chee

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2^{nd} - 4^{th}

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This is a task card for individual or group problem solving in Maths. Students must calculate the area of Australia using a Fermi question based model, where the process is more important than the solution. All instructions are clear and easy for the students to follow, facilitating problem solving