3 Act Math Tasks

Real World 3 Act Math Tasks Aligned to Ontario Curriculum


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Measurement and Trigonometry - MT3

Overall Expectation Description:

solve problems involving the surface areas and volumes of three-dimensional figures, and use the imperial and metric systems of measurement;


Related 3 Act Math Tasks:

Hot Coffee

How many gallons fit into that coffee cup?



Shared By:
Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.
Apply geometric concepts in modeling situations.
Explain volume formulas and use them to solve problems.

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

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Super-Bear

How many regular bears equals the super bear?



Shared By:
Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Understand ratio concepts and use ratio reasoning to solve problems.

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

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Mix, Then Spray

Where should I stop filling?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
3D Measurement, Volume of a Cylinder, Volume of a Cone, Composite Figures

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

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Cones and Spheres

How many cones does it take to fill the sphere?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
3D Measurement: Volume/Capacity of Prisms, Pyramids and Spheres.

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Prisms and Pyramids

How many pyramids does it take to fill the prism?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
3D Measurement: Volume/Capacity of Prisms and Pyramids.

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

Common Core State Standard Alignment:

Cookie Cutter

How many more cookies could be made with the leftover dough?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Finding area of composite figures; in particular, we will be problem solving using the area of a rectangle and the area of a circle.

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Meatballs

Will it overflow?



Shared By:
Dan Meyer

Math Topic:
Use geometric shapes, their measures, and their properties to describe objects (e.g., modeling a tree trunk or a human torso as a cylinder).

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

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The Orange Juice Judgement

Which should I buy?



Shared By:
Kyle Pearce

Math Topic:
Proportional reasoning, specifically unit cost and solving proportions. Calculating the volume of a cylinder.

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

Common Core State Standard Alignment:
No Expectations/Standards Selected

Canstruction

How many cans are there?



Shared By:
Brian Marks

Math Topic:
Solve real-life and mathematical problems involving angle measure, area, surface area, and volume. Construct and compare linear, quadratic, and exponential models and solve problems.

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

Common Core State Standard Alignment:
No Expectations/Standards Selected

Penny Wars

Which jar has the most pennies?



Shared By:
Brian Marks

Math Topic:
Solve real-world and mathematical problems involving volume of cylinders, cones, and spheres.

Ontario Curriculum Alignment:

Common Core State Standard Alignment:
No Expectations/Standards Selected


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