No Series: Math in Morocco: Where Math Grows on Trees

Math in Morocco: Where Math Grows on Trees

Lesson Objective: Students apply math to their harvesting and selling of olive oil
Grades 6-8 / Math / Experiential Learning
14 MIN

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Discussion and Supporting Materials

Thought starters

  1. How does this project help student link their lives and what they do in the classroom?
  2. How does the project use fractions?
  3. Averages?
  4. Measurement?
  5. Critical thinking?
  6. How is the local market a culminating experience?

8 Comments

  • Private message to Taishen Liu

It is such a fantastic way to apply mathematics in real life. Several activities in maths lessons are related to the traditional olive pressing process.

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  • Private message to Mohammed Sarker
I am a teacher in Dallas, Texas. I was amazed watching this video. Every Math teacher should watch this video.
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  • Private message to Shalinee Gusain
Fantastic team work of school as a community and with the local community. Thank you for this tour beyond classroom.
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  • Private message to Aziz Elmrini
Wow...Common Core...Applying Mathematics in real life...Students working in groups and teacher monitoring.
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  • Private message to Islam Yousry
Great way to illustrate math :)
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