id: 02358058
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an: 2004b.01473
au: McDonough, Andrea; Cheeseman, Jill; Clarke, Doug
ti: Teddy containers: Teaching notes.
so: Bright, George W. et al., Classroom activities for learning and teaching
measurement. National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Reston, VA
(ISBN 0-87353-539-1). 7-9 (2003).
py: 2003
pu: National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, Reston, VA
la: EN
cc: G32 F72 D82
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ab: Grade Range: 1-2. Mathematical Topics: Measuring capacity using informal
units, problem solving related to making cylinders of a particular
capacity, the comparison of different cylinders that have the same
capacity. Materials: Clear container large enough to hold about fifteen
of an informal unit (e.g., plastic teddies, all the same size) with
some space to spare, other containers (including at least one
cylinder), at least ten informal units of capacity (e.g., teddies or
cubes) per student, construction paper, scissors, tape, pencils, and
papers.
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