Open Ended Math Tasks - Sports Theme

Open Ended Math Tasks - Sports Theme
Open Ended Math Tasks - Sports Theme
Open Ended Math Tasks - Sports Theme
Open Ended Math Tasks - Sports Theme
Open Ended Math Tasks - Sports Theme
Open Ended Math Tasks - Sports Theme
Open Ended Math Tasks - Sports Theme
Open Ended Math Tasks - Sports Theme
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This set of open ended math tasks will challenge your students with high interest and challenging math problems that promote questioning, estimation and inquiry. Students will use the Fermi Math process to solve open ended math problems that can easily be differentiated to meet the needs of students at various levels.

Using the Fermi Math process, students analyze a problem, determine what further questions need to be asked/answered to solve the problem, gather data, make calculations, use ballpark estimates where appropriate and decide on a solution.

This problem can be used:

  • individually
  • with partners
  • as a parent volunteer activity
  • as a whole class
  • as enrichment for those who want an extra challenge
  • as a fun family project
  • as high interest work for early finishers
  • as part of a math center

Your kids will be proud of their ability to solve challenging problems, write a concise summary of their conclusion, and learn some interesting information along the way!

Challenging, creative, fun, high interest and full of math skills!

This 46 page packet includes:

  • 10 unique Fermi math problems focused on the theme of sports
  • background information on Enrico Fermi
  • what a Fermi math problem is, and what skills it helps to develop
  • ideas and directions for how to use the materials
  • student handouts for each question at two different levels- to differentiate for students needing more guidance
  • posters with the questions for hanging in your classroom
  • answer key

Give your students a fun way to practice and build their skills in creative thinking, problem solving, estimation, and writing about math!

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