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Problem Solving: Pencil Box Staining

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Students in this lesson are working on a project to build and stain wooden pencil boxes. They have to engage with mathematical ideas to make estimates of how much stain they will need by calculating the surface area of pieces of wood, measuring rectangular and circular objects, and determining sums, products, and quotients.

Standards

Content Standard

4.MD Measurement and Data

Practice Standard

1. Make sense of problems and persevere in solving them


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