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Locusts for Lunch: Connecting Mathematics, Science, and Literature

Richard Austin, Denisse Thompson, Charlene Beckmann 

November 2006, Volume 12, Issue 4, Page 182

Abstract:
Connects the three disciplines of mathematics, science, and literature while exploring how students computed tons of food consumed by both locusts and people. Includes two activity sheets and examples of student work.

Keywords:
Article
Grades 6-8
Geometry & Measurement
Numbers and Operations
Probability
Teacher
Lesson Plans
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Student Work