• Aug 11 2010 5:48 PM

    Robert Preston

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise Standards Matching Team. A fun activity for chldren and a great way to collect real data.

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In this lesson from PBS TeacherSource, reviewed for grades PreK-2 by Illuminations, students construct "Whirlybirds" as parachute simulators and measure the distance they fly. Students then estimate how far most of them flew, and, after collating the data, determine if their estimates were correct. Read the full review on the Illuminations site, where you can access this resource directly.

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    Grade: PS/Pre-K to 2

    Topics: Probability, Measurement & Geometry, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Mathematics, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability

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