Gardening by the Numbers
From the Set Real World Math
You probably know that gardening is a great way to get in touch with nature. Did you know that is also a great way to sharpen your real world math skills? Whether you're measuring plant growth or figuring out where to plant each kind of flower or vegetable, gardening can be both fun and challenging.
|Interest Level||Grade 4 - Grade 8|
|Reading Level||Grade 5|
|ATOS Reading Level||5.9|
|Guided Reading Level|
|Publisher||Cherry Lake Publishing|
|Available Formats||Reinforced book (9781602790087), PDF (9781602791435), ePub (9781631379079), Hosted ebook (9781602791435H), Kindle (9781631372025)|
|Number of Pages||32|
|Dimensions||7.5 x 9.5|
Library Media Connection
Whether going in the grocery store, planting a garden, or determining food calorie counts, students struggle with seeing the relevance of mathematics in their daily life, With this exceptional series Minden takes the normal events in our lives and shows how mathematics is both a pertinent and vital part of our regular routine. This easy-to-read series uses full color photographs, featuring girls and minorities to illustrate the concepts. These books are aligned to the National Mathematics Standards and Partnership for the 21st Century Skills framework, which looks at learning and innovative skills. Callout boxes provide the reader with supplementary information. Throughout each book are real work math challenges. At the end of each book are additional readings, web sites, answers to the challenge questions, and a glossary. This series would be an excellent addition for the health curriculum as well. Our students need to be equipped for living in the 21st century and this excellent series shows how math makes an impact on us daily. Highly Recommended.
Diane Guiett. Educational Reviewer, Columbus, Ohio
- Be a Farmer!
- Getting Started
- Do the Math: Time to Grow
- Do the Math: Time to Har vest
- Enjoying the Yield
- Real World Math Challenge Answers
- For More Information
- About the Author