While their teacher has left to go to the zoo, students are tasked to break into the boxes he/she left behind to get a special prize! The students will use their knowledge of plant and animal parts and their importance to complete different activities. The students will also use their Math skills in this Breakout Box activity!
This activity is great for an introduction to or a review of a Plant and Animal Unit involving internal and external structure, as well as the various senses.
This Breakout Box is aligned with NGSS and Common Core Math Standards!
4-LS1-1. Construct an argument that plants and animals have internal and external structures that function to support survival, growth, behavior, and reproduction.
4-LS1-2. Use a model to describe that animals receive different types of information through their senses, process the information in their brain, and respond to the information in different ways.
4.NBT.B.4. Fluently add and subtract multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm.
4.NBT.B.5. Multiply a whole number of up to four digits by a one-digit whole number, and multiply two two-digit numbers, using strategies based on place value and the properties of operations. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models.