ERIC Number: EJ782617
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Feb
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How Many Blades of Grass Are on a Football Field?
Nugent, Christina M.
Teaching Children Mathematics, v12 n6 p282-288 Feb 2006
This article discusses the use of a problem-based instructional task in an elementary classroom. After estimating the number of blades of grass on a football field, students write letters to explain the results of their research.
Descriptors: Athletics, Facilities, Problem Based Learning, Elementary Education, Teaching Methods, Mathematics Instruction, Computation
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