Snack Mix


Act I

Watch the video:

Ask students what they notice.  Record responses on a class chart.

Ask students what they wonder or are curious about.  Record questions on a class chart.

Suggested question:  How much of each ingredient is needed to fill all of the cups?


What would be an estimate that is too high?  To low?


Act II

Number of Cups:  24 


The ratio of ingredients:


The ratio of servings per recipe:



Share your solution and strategies.  Compare your strategies and results.

How reasonable was your estimate?

What might you do differently when you solve a problem like this?



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