Saturday, January 28, 2017

The Heart Jar: A Valetine 3-Act Task

Act 1

The Heart Jar Act 1 from karla heleotes on Vimeo.

What do you notice?
What do you wonder?

How many hearts fit into the jar?

What's an estimate that is too high?
What's an estimate that is too low?
What's a reasonable estimate?

Act 2
What information do you need to solve this?

These are the number of candies in one box.

Six full boxes were used.
Some candies from the seventh box were used. These are the leftovers.

Act 3
What strategies did you use to solve this problem?  How close was the answer to your estimate? 

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