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The Baffled Bungler has made another unwise business mistake--this time, he bought 100 acres of rainforest land to put up skyscrapers! Fortunately for the planet, the Learning League know the importance of protecting the environment and are working to stop him. But to figure out which rainforest he will be cutting down, they need your help!! Follow the clues that will lead you to the correct rainforest by answering math problems, and protect our planet. This Math Adventure will keep your classroom explorers engaged and working hard on math skills, while learning some science!
Included in this Math Adventure:
-5 Rainforest Fact Posters
-5 Rainforest Science Posters
-5 Google Slides with a total of 40 math problems
--------------->Daintree Park: Choose the Correct Equation
--------------->Hoh Rainforest: Complex Rounding
--------------->Kakum Park: Multiples
--------------->Khao Yai Park: Properties of Multiplication (Zero, Identity, Commutative)
--------------->Tongass Forest: Reading Graphs
-Copy of 5 Google Slides for customization
-QR Code Posters
-Task Cards (Low-tech alternative to QR Codes & Google Slides)
Two tracks for this activity:
1. Use QR codes to access Google Slides in order to access math problems.
OR 2. Print task cards with math problems.
COMMON CORE STANDARDS:
3.OA.B5, 3.MD.B3, 4.NBT.A3, 4.OA.A2, 4.OA.A3, 4.OA.B4
3.8A, 4.2D, 4.4D, 4.5A
This activity is low prep (just print booklets for each student, 5 posters, and 5 QR codes), and it takes the speediest students about an hour to finish. The average student takes about 45-90 minutes to complete.
Make these problems more accessible or more challenging for your classroom by making your own Google Slides copy.
AWESOME PRODUCT FOR OCTOBER:
These skills are best practiced during World Rainforest Week in October. It’s run by the Rainforest Action Network each year, so check their website to know the exact dates!!
GREAT FOR SUB PLANS!!
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Check out the rest of the October Learning League Adventures:
Reading- The Case of the Fossil Site COMING SOON!
Reading- The Case of the Hispanic Leader COMING SOON!
COMING SOON: Adventures for 5th grade!!
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