task is adapted from Dan Meyer’s The Water Tank to align with CCSS 5th grade

standards: 5.MD.1,4,5

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Act 1

Watch the Video

  1. How long will it take to fill up the fish tank?
  2. Make an estimate
  3. make and estimate you know is too high.  Too low.

Act 2

10 seconds to pour 1 cup

Act 2 Fish Tank Dimensions


Act 3

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