Meteor Math! Real World Math Problems with STEM Career Connection

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Connect math and science with these activities that bring problems to life. This packet includes math word problems based on a real world meteor event! About a 30 minute activity that incorporates math word problems with a real meteor event. Activity can be completed as a class, in small groups, or individually. Additional background on asteroids is provided on the resources page.

Meteor Math Overview:
• Students answer introductory questions and learn relevant science terms.
• Students read news article on Russian meteor shower and complete discussion questions. Recommend showing a video of the Russian asteroid impact.
• Students complete math word problems (ratio reasoning and percentage) based on facts from the article.

*Common Core Math and Next Generation Science Aligned*
*Math problems in Customary and Metric Units*

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45 Minutes

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Meteor Math! Real World Math Problems with STEM Career Connection
Meteor Math! Real World Math Problems with STEM Career Connection
Meteor Math! Real World Math Problems with STEM Career Connection
Meteor Math! Real World Math Problems with STEM Career Connection