Investigations: Picnicking with Fractions
Sarah Kosbob, Patricia Moyer
March 2004, Volume 10, Issue 7, Page 375
An activity about picnics focused on teaching fractions. Investigations are hands-on, open-ended activities that encourage problem solving, reasoning, communication, and mathematical connections. Investigations is a regular feature of Teaching Children Mathematics and highlights activities that develop conceptual understanding of mathematics topics.
Fractions / Decimals / Percents / Rational Numbers
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Reasoning and Proof