Choose an area park to visit and use the equipment and space to explore math-related activities.
Rising 1st Graders: Shapes. Counting and estimation. Measuring lengths. Set concept. Addition and subtraction within 10.
Rising 2nd Graders: Count money. Telling time. Word problems involving park equipment. Addition and subtraction within 10.
Rising 3rd Graders: Count money, make the merry-go-round into a clock and use it to tell time, estimate how long it will take to do certain activities and test your estimates. Addition and subtraction within 18.
Rising 4th Graders: Perimeter and area. Measurement. Multiples. Multiplication and division within 100.
Rising 5th Graders: Measurement. Time estimation. Multiples. Multiplication and division within 144.
Rising 6th Graders: Measurement. Powers of 10. Fractions. Multiplication and division within 144.
Rising 7th Graders: Create algebraic expressions and solve with one variable. Mean, median, mode, and range. Multiplication and division within 144.
*Rising indicates a student will be ‘rising’ up a grade level in the next school year.