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6 - 8 Math - Number System 1

6 - 8 Math - Number System 1

  • ER
    • You are an Emergency Room resident who needs to administer medication in the correct dosages to patients. Students will explore concepts related to adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing multi-digit numbers including decimals. Students will demonstrate their understanding by determining correct dosages based on patient weight.
  • What's Cooking
    • You are turning 12 and your parents have decided to let you plan your own birthday bash. Students will explore concepts related to quotients and fractions and adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing multi-digit numbers. Students will demonstrate their understanding by converting recipes they have chosen for the menu.
  • Bad Behavior
    • You are the new babysitter for a set of triplets. The parents have asked you to design a system to improve the children's behavior. Students will explore concepts related to positive and negative rational numbers on the number line. Students will demonstrate understanding by creating a system of adding and subtracting points for behavior types and will have to explain the system to five year olds.

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"I was trained in PBL when I moved to Winston Salem, NC, and I have been using it in my classroom ever since. It is an excellent way to foster critical thinking. Teaching students to problem-solve provides them with essential 21st century skills." - Denise Brodeur