Creative and Challenging Problem Solving- Fermi Math -Animals- Grades 4-6

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Students will use critical thinking, creative problem solving, math skills and perseverance to solve these creative and challenging problems about animals.

Do your students love a fun challenge? Fermi math provides fun problem solving challenges that include large numbers, common items and seemingly impossible questions. Bring real meaning to large numbers and promote problem solving while having fun!

Fermi Math problems encourage:
problem solving, estimation, rounding, analyzing problems, research, communicating results, justifying your solutions, and creativity!

This resource includes 11 different Fermi Math problems, each centered around the theme of animals. For each problem you will receive:
*question poster
*helpful hints sheet
*2-page student response sheet
*bonus question

Combine the main Fermi problem and the bonus question and you have a total of 22 challenging problems!

Also included:
What is Fermi Math?
Who was Enrico Fermi?
teacher directions
sample problem to use to introduce Fermi Math to your class
Solutions to problems
Solutions to bonus questions
student solution write up sheet
ways to present solutions

Incorporates all 8 of the Common Core Standards for Mathematical Practice and several of the common core standards

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59
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong Tool

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Creative and Challenging Problem Solving- Fermi Math -Anim
Creative and Challenging Problem Solving- Fermi Math -Anim
Creative and Challenging Problem Solving- Fermi Math -Anim
Creative and Challenging Problem Solving- Fermi Math -Anim