Agriculture

Flowers by the Millions

Synopsis:

You buy a dozen roses - he buys 3 million! Plus 1,250 sunflowers, 4,000 irises, and 5,000 calla lilies. In fact, he buys more than 100 million flowers a year. Introduce your students to someone who works with really big numbers.
Running time 05:03 minutes

Subject:   Mathematics; Problem Solving

Topics:   Decimal Operations; Think Backwards; Identify the Variables; Solve a Simpler Problem

Grades:   2 – 8 (depending on problem-solving strategy chosen)

Knowledge and Skills:

– Can choose the correct operations in solving a problem
– Can apply the problem-solving strategy “think backwards”
– Can apply the problem-solving strategy “identify the variables”
– Can explain the reasoning used to solve a problem
– Can evaluate whether an answer to a problem is sensible in the context of the problem
– Can add and subtract decimal numbers
– Can multiply and divide decimal numbers
– Can solve simple one-variable algebraic equations (optional)

Download Activity: A Valentine’s Bouquet 

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