Volcanoes and Math: Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Wyoming

Unit 17: Volcanoes (Data Collection, Graphs, Addition & Subtraction)
Lesson 3 of 6

Objective: SWBAT will practice addition and subtraction with regrouping by independently searching a database for information about the last volcanic eruptions in Oregon, or Washington, Idaho and Wyoming. They will use this information to calculate elapsed time and record their data on a table and graph.

Big Idea: The advent of the internet has given us phenomenal access to real-world data that we can use to make practicing basic operations more relevant and interesting for students.

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Math, Numbers and Operations, Washington, Oregon, Idaho, technology integration, first week of school 4th grade, first week of school 5th grade
  60 minutes
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