## Meet the Bears

How many of ME would it take to outweigh a polar bear? Primary students look at bears from all angles and apply math and measurement skills to compare themselves with their furry friends.

## Teacher’s Pet

In an effort to choose the perfect pet for their teacher, primary students study the habitat requirements of domestic animals and learn what it takes to be a responsible pet owner. Students compare the needs of pets to those of their untamed counterparts in the wild, and students learn to be better friends to animals everywhere.

## Healthy Eating

Primary students investigate the age-old adage: You are what you eat. Students plan a healthy diet, create slideshow presentations to show how to make healthy food choices, learn about the food pyramid, interview classmates about food choices, and create a graph based on information gathered. Most importantly, students learn about how to make healthy food choices to live a long, healthy life.

## Statistical Sleuths

Faced with dilemmas such as, how much time an average eighth grade student should spend on homework, students formulate and test their hypotheses using mock statistics and identify sampling techniques that could be used to collect the necessary data.

## Data, Detectives and Decisions

Data, Detectives and Decisions involves students in mathematical problem-solving processes. Faced with the dilemma, ?How much time should the average fifth-grade student spend on homework to make good grades??