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Activity

Math and plants: measuring and estimating plant height

Summary: 
Use plants for measuring and estimating. I used the butterfly garden at Gordon.
Science content (2016 curriculum): 
Biology: Features, Adaptations of Living Things (K, 1, 3, 7)
Materials: 
  • Worksheet (attached)
  • Clipboard and pencil
  • Tape measure or metre rule
Procedure: 

Students work singly or in groups on the worksheet. Start different groups at different numbers.

Attached documents: 
Grades taught: 
Gr 3
Teacher: 
Ingrid
Tracy Povey
Teaching site: 
General Gordon Elementary