Lesson Plan

Grades K-2

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15 minutes (Part 1); 15 minutes (Part 2)

SUBJECTS: Math, Science, Social Studies

TOPICS: Resource Distribution, Natural Resource Use - General, Sustainability: Sharing Common Resources

Resource Overview

Students share bowls of goldfish crackers to simulate the challenges that arise when trying to divide something equally.

Students will be able to:
  • Compare amounts and describe which is more and less.
  • Work cooperatively to develop strategies for sharing items equally.
  • List three items that may be shared.

Features of This Resource

  • Activity is student-led group problem solving
  • Opportunity to practice math concepts of greater than, less than, and equal to
  • Helpful activity for SEL discussions on sharing and cooperation in the classroom
  • Great lesson for teaching SDGs to young learners

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