Directions: View the clip to the left, and then complete the accompanying task to the right.
Make sure you show all of your thinking!
How many rectangles are there?
How did Blossom and Snappy figure out how many half-pints per second the machine could fill with the information that it fills 160 half-pints per minute?
How much money did Robbie pay Blossom and Snappy per hour to clean the garage?
At what time will the last worker clock in if they come in every 15 minutes, there are 60 workers, and the first worker comes in at 8:00am?
If Snappy and Blossom bought the soap for Robbie, how much would each bar cost if all three cost $5.99?
How could we figure out just how much faster Blossom writes than Snappy? Explain your thinking.
If the shortest (in length) animal in the zoo is the frog at 2 inches, and the longest animal is the snake, and the snake is as long as 108 frogs, then how long is the snake in inches?
How did Snappy figure out how long the python was?
Estimate the height of the pancake tortoise. How many pancake tortoises could you stack on top of one another in order to make a stack as tall as the giraffe?
If China is 12,910 km from Atlanta, and 1.6 (or 1 6/10) km equals one mile, then how far is that in miles? If Chile is 6,523 km from Atlanta, how far is that in miles? And Australia (15,684 km)? And Brazil (5,413 km)? Madagascar (15,000 km)? Macon (160 km)?
Put the six places in order from farthest to closest to Atlanta.
How much time is there between each event that Snappy and Blossom want to attend at the zoo?
Would you rather have a postal worker that can process 200 pieces of mail per hour with 5 mistakes or a postal worker that can process only 175 pieces of mail per hour, but with no mistakes? Explain your thinking.
If 500 pieces of mail per minute can be sorted, how many is that per hour? Per day? Week? Month?
If 600 pieces of mail per minute can be sorted, how many is that per second?
If Blossom weighs about five pounds and grew 3000 times her size, she would be 15,000 pounds! If Snappy weighs about 7 pounds, how much would he weigh if he also grew 3000 times his size? Explain your thinking.
If a hummingbird eats every 15 minutes, how many times a day does it eat? Do you think it eats more or less than you do? Explain your thinking.
If Blossom and Snappy decided to buy the new carpet for $75 even though they only have $35.58 in their savings accounts, how much more money would they have to earn? Explain how you think they should earn that money. Be as specific as possible, and explain all of your thinking.
How much wood would Blossom and Snappy need in order to make a container garden that was 6 feet wide, 5 feet long, and 3 ½ feet tall? Explain how you figured it out in more than one way (pictures, number sentences, charts, etc.)
If we wanted to make a quilt that was six feet in area, and we were going to use little squares that were six square inches in area, how many would we need?
Go on a "hunt" for parallel and perpendicular lines in the classroom.
Robbie has 40,000 miles on her car already. How old do you think her car is? What missing information would we need in order to figure out an accurate answer?
If you pay for a token each time you ride Marta, it costs $1.50. If you buy an unlimited weekly pass, it costs $12, and if you buy an unlimited monthly pass, it costs $45. Which is the best deal? Why doesn't everyone just use this deal and not the other payment options?
If a snail travels at 23 inches per hour, how long would it take for a snail to travel a whole mile?
Can your class evenly make a basketball team? Could your class evenly have two teams? Find out how many students are in your neighboring classes and combine them until you have even teams. How many students total did you have to use? How many teams did you end up with?
How many days total are they dedicating to starting up their band? What fraction of those days is for making an album? What fraction of those days is for touring? What fraction of those days is for making t-shirts and accepting awards? What fraction of time will they not be touring? Explain how you figured that one out. Do you think Blossom and Snappy have enough time to do it all? Why or why not? Create a new schedule for them that would be more appropriate. Make sure to include the new fractions for the three categories.
Should Blossom and Snappy go ahead with their plan to play at the Rialto? Why or why not? Can you think of a better way for them to perform and make money instead of lose money? Put together a proposal including all the profits and expenses.
Your kitchen is flooding! You call three different plumbers and get three different time estimates as to when they will be able to arrive. The first plumber says he can be there in 123 minutes. The next plumber says he can be there in an hour and a half. The last plumber says it will take him 7,400 seconds to arrive at your house. Your kitchen is filling with water ? which plumber do you hire? Show all your work and explain in words why you chose the plumber that you did.