Measuring Volume of Soil in a Raised Bed

EXPLORATION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  MATH Measuring Volume of Soil in a Raised Bed Students will calculate the volume of soil in their garden. Time 45 Minutes Setting Outside Collection Group THERE’S DIRT IN MY BED   Standards CCSS.M.5.MD.C.3. Student will recognize volume as an attribute of solid figures and understand concepts of volume measurement. CCSS.M.5.MD.C.4. … Read more

There’s Dirt in My Bed

COLLECTION UPPER ELEMENTARY  |  MATH There’s Dirt in My Bed Students will measure an existing raised bed using the formula for determining area. They will also use unifix cubes to model the length, width, and depth of a raised bed with each cube equaling one square foot. Students will ultimately discover how many square feet … Read more