- Have this question posted at the math center.

How many classrooms will fit in our state? - You may want to have hints available depending on your students' knowledge of area calaulation and problem solving.
- Students can work in pairs. They will need to first come up with a plan of attack for finding the answer.
- Make sure there is literature available where students can find the area of the state you live in, or permit them to go to the library.
- Have students write down the steps they take in solving the problem.
- As a closure activity, have students think of important uses for calculating areas.

- Balloon Rocket
- Pattern Necklaces
- Cinco de Mayo Lookup
- Ten Black Dots
- Sand Separation
- Junk Ship
- Melting Ice
- How Many Classrooms Fit?
- Inclined to Slide
- Favorite Olympic Athlete
- Current Happenings in Science
- Animal Alphabetizing
- Division with Models
- Olympic Events from A to Z
- Spin the Dreidel
- Famous Places Wall
- American Anthems
- Election 2000
- Dough Dreidel
- How Much Does Your Name Weigh?
- West African Tale
- Persuasive Essay About "Millennium"
- Where Is This?
- Millennium Mural
- Shapes and Angles
- Chalk Drawings
- Puppets
- Valentine Flower Pots
- What’s My Name Worth?
- Guided by the Stars
- Surf the World
- Where Did the Easter Bunny Come From?
- Historical Perspective
- Early Division
- Matching Animals To Their Names
- Bean Bag Throw-and-Catch
- Observe An Inchworm
- Am I a Square?
- U.S. Percentages
- Tall Tales
- Crooked vs. Straight
- Food From Around the World
- Magnet Fishing
- Sort the States of Matter
- What’s the Stamp Worth?
- Millennium Inventions
- European vs. Taino
- Where Did He Go?
- What Do You Picture
- The Stars and Stripes

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