Common Core Standard: NF.4 (4th or 5th grade)
This activity lets students explore the relationship between fraction multiplication and standard measuring when cooking. This is a great hands-on activity that can be used as an introductory activity or during the unit!
Materials needed for actual activity:
- Rice (2 or 3 pounds - depending on size of class and # of groups)
- Standard set of US measuring cups (1/4, 1/3, 1/2, 1, and 2) - number of sets will vary based on your groupings
- This two-page PDF activity sheet