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Lesson Description: The Creative Equations Project is a group math project that requires students to create equations with a variety of solutions from four given numbers. In the process students manipulate the given numbers using many mathematical symbols. The project helps students to become fluent in the use of Order of Operations. It includes work with square roots, factorials, the proper use of parentheses in equations, and all operational symbols.
Math Content: Order of Operations, Equations, Square Roots, Factorials, Number Operations (Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division), Exponents, and Using Parentheses
Time Required: 2-3 Class Periods
Creative Equations Project includes:
1 Creative Equations Teacher Project Directions Sheet
1 Creative Equations Student Project Directions Sheet
2 Creative Equations Project student worksheets
1 Creative Equations Project Four Fours sample Answer Key for Equations 1-50
4 Creative Equations Project Classroom Charts for posting equations in class
1 Creative Equations Scavenger Hunt worksheet
2 Creative Equations Project Teacher Tips pages
1 Creative Equations Project Cover Sheet 13 pages in all!
Materials Needed: None
Suggested Grade Level: 5th-8th
Teacher Testimonial: Creative Equations Project is a fun group activity that focuses on Order of Operations and manipulating numbers using mathematical symbols. It encourages working with numbers in unique ways and allows students many "aha!" moments.
Enjoy your lesson!!
Mark P. Tully