Investigations: A Mathematical Cornucopia of Pumpkins
September 2006, Volume 13, Issue 2, Page 68
An activity about pumpkins focused on teaching data analysis, algebra, and measurement. 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.
Cross-Content (Math Only) Connections
Problem Solving / Problem Posing
Perimeter / Circumference
Reasoning and Proof
Weight / Mass