This One Million Dollar Project is a great culminating assignment for number sense! Students win one million dollars, and are given conditions on how they can spend it. They need to allocate money for school, a house, a vehicle, savings, etc. As well, as optional items chosen by the student themselves. Students are required to research all costs and keep track using the budget sheet provided, or as an extension using Excel. The students are required to get as close to one million as possible without going over. Students are asked to hand in all research associated to the costs used on their budget sheet to validate their calculations. Possible sites to visit are included in the assignment.
Students will be using the following skills to complete the activity: place value, adding and subtracting numbers up to one million, research skills and budgeting skills.
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