Estimation

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Description

Explore size estimation in one, two and three dimensions! Multiple levels of difficulty allow for progressive skill improvement.

Sample Learning Goals

  • Estimating Length: guess the number of small line segments that can fit into a longer line segment.
  • Estimating Area: guess the number of flat square or circles that can fit into a larger flat square or circle.
  • Estimating Volume: guess the number of cubes or spheres that can fit into a larger cube or sphere.

Standards Alignment

Common Core - Math

5.NF.B.5
Interpret multiplication as scaling (resizing), by:
5.NF.B.5a
Comparing the size of a product to the size of one factor on the basis of the size of the other factor, without performing the indicated multiplication.
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Teacher-Submitted Activities

Concept questions for Physics using PhET (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
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Algebra-based Physics Semester one lessons, clicker questions, and schedule in pdf (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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Springs and Things A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Michael Dubson, Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
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Estimation Game A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Beki Toussaint MS Lab Mathematics
Estimating the Length of Everyday Objects (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. Karen King HS
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How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS Other Chemistry
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MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer MS
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SECUNDARIA: Alineación PhET con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López HS
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예상하기 SIM 사용설명서 이화국(Wha Kuk Lee) K-5
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Praticando estimativas com o OA estimation Renata Passos Machado Vieira e Francisco Regis Vieira Alves K-5 Lab Mathematics

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Design Team Third-party Libraries Thanks To
  • Michael Dubson (developer/lead)
  • Interviewer: Mindy Gratny