A Brownie Bake


  • Aug 9 2010 5:05 PM

    Robert Preston

    This resource was matched by a member of the Brokers of Expertise standards matching team.

  • Aug 9 2010 4:57 PM

    Robert Preston

    A very rich activity that could launch your instruction in a variety of directions, with one being a look at fractional equivalence.

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This lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, focuses on student organization, preparation, and presentation of some simple foods as a way to apply various mathematical concepts, with problem-solving techniques being a central theme. Students prepare, after determining minimum amounts of ingredients required, a commercial brownie mix and serve equal portions to all class members.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Mathematics, Number Sense