Fidget Spinner Math and Science: Do fidget spinners help or distract students?

Fidget Spinner Math and Science: Do fidget spinners help or distract students?
Fidget Spinner Math and Science: Do fidget spinners help or distract students?
Fidget Spinner Math and Science: Do fidget spinners help or distract students?
Fidget Spinner Math and Science: Do fidget spinners help or distract students?
Fidget Spinner Math and Science: Do fidget spinners help or distract students?
Fidget Spinner Math and Science: Do fidget spinners help or distract students?
Fidget Spinner Math and Science: Do fidget spinners help or distract students?
Fidget Spinner Math and Science: Do fidget spinners help or distract students?
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DO FIDGET SPINNERS HELP OR DISTRACT STUDENTS?
Your students will find out the answer with these three math and science investigations. Students will use the scientific method to answer the following questions:

Does having a fidget spinner increase or decrease productivity?

Does having a fidget spinner increase or decrease accuracy?

If one student in a group has a fidget spinner will it decrease the productivity or accuracy of other group members?

Make fidget spinners educational by connecting them to math and science!!!

Students will answer the questions by completing an experiment in which they complete a fact fluency test (addition or multiplication) with fidget spinners and without. Students will compare, graph, and analyze the results of the experiment and write a conclusion at the end.

This activity is a great student motivator and would be perfect as an end of the year math and science activity!

INCLUDED:
-Passage with Background Information on Fidget Spinners
-Important Vocabulary
-Addition and Multiplication Fact Fluency Pages
-Pages for Students to Graph and Explain their Results
-And More!

FOR MORE ENGAGING FIDGET SPINNER CLASSROOM ACTIVITIES CHECK OUT:
Fidget Spinner Persuasive Writing

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ALIGNED TO COMMON CORE MATH STANDARDS:

Second Grade:
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.2.MD.D.10
Draw a picture graph and a bar graph (with single-unit scale) to represent a data set with up to four categories. Solve simple put-together, take-apart, and compare
problems using information presented in a bar graph.

Third Grade:
CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.3.MD.B.3
Draw a scaled picture graph and a scaled bar graph to represent a data set with several categories. Solve one- and two-step "how many more" and "how many less" problems using information presented in scaled bar graphs.

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