Warning! JavaScript must be enabled for proper operation of the site.

26
skips
74
questions

Act One

• Dan Meyer

March 01, 2016

How many boxes of girl scout cookies will fit into that trunk?

• 1.

What's a number of boxes you know is too high?

• 2.

What's a number of boxes you know is too low?

• 3.

What's your best guess?

Act Two

• 4.

What information would be helpful to know here?

• ImageBox w/o Dimensions
• ImageRogue w/o Dimensions
• 5.

Estimate the capacity of the trunk and the dimensions of the cookie box.

• ImageBox w/ Dimensions
• ImageRogue w/ Dimensions
• Teacher note
This is a great moment for you to help your students understand how to work with this information and the concept of volume to get an answer to our question.

Act Three

Sequel

• 6.

If your mathematical answer was different from the actual answer, what might explain the difference?

• 7.

The Girl Scouts are considering a Super Box of cookies which is twice as long, tall, and wide. How many Super Boxes would the trunk hold?