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6th Grade - Estimate

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Recognize when an estimate is more appropriate than an exact answer in a variety of problem situations. 0606.1.2


Links verified on 7/02/2014


  1. Burnside's Billions - Buy and sell world landmarks. Burnside's fortune is in US Dollars, but users have to use conversion rates to choose the correct amount of money to offer for the landmark in the currency of the nation the chosen landmark is located in. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Comparison Estimator - Similar to Estimator but compares two sets of objects. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  3. Estimating Sum - No hints or clues given - instruction and review, practice, and a quiz This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data & This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Estimator - Practice estimation skills by determining the number of objects, length, or area. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  5. Fermi Questions Library - Fermi questions use estimation procedures to solve questions like "How many jelly beans fill a one-liter jar?"
  6. How Big are Things - a printable cube to be used in making size estimations [several versions] This link includes something for the teacher to print An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  7. How to Simplify a Number - part of being approximate is simplifying numbers
  8. Million Dollar Mission - a mathematics fantasy
  9. More or Less Estimator - Similar to Estimator activity but states a quantity and asks the user to estimate whether the set of objects is more or less than the number given. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  10. Pinocchio estimation game - suggested game for developing the skill of estimation A lesson plan can be found at this site
  11. Rounding - Discover how rounding is a process which produces another number that is close to the original number. Learn how to round numbers up or down to the nearest rounding number. Work through the lesson, experiment with the interactive figure and then answer ten questions. [caution: do not submit until you have selected answers to all of the questions] This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data and This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  12. Scaling the Universe to Your Desktop - estimating size
  13. Weigh the Wangdoodles - Your job is to find the weight of each Wangdoodle using the information provided by the scales. To be successful, you will have to make sure that the weight you assign to each Wangdoodle works on each scale. This activity is a fun but challenging introduction to multiple algebraic equations. This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  14. Word problems - quiz about adding and subtracting fractions This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  15. Your Body as a Ruler - a user's manual



A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

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