July 26, 2021
July 26, 2021
July 19, 2022
Pre-College Engineering Education
This hands-on activity is aimed to help 3rd and 4th grade students practice their estimation skills and arithmetic through relevant but age appropriate topic. Using objects around a classroom or at home, students can practice estimating 6 feet. The students also practice using a ruler to measure and techniques to estimate (i.e., how many steps or length of my arms are needed for 6 feet). This activity would work well in-person with social distancing or online. The lesson materials are all inclusive: worksheets, other ways to practice estimation, teacher scripts, videos for the students, FAQs, and additional outside resources.
Coffman-Wolph, S., & Gray, K. (2021, July), What Is 6 Feet? Estimation Activities for Elementary School Paper presented at 2021 ASEE Virtual Annual Conference Content Access, Virtual Conference. https://peer.asee.org/38045
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