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# Unit Fraction Donut Investigation

• Updated:  08 Mar 2024

Explore unit fractions in this fun donut-themed math investigation for your students.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  11 Pages

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teaching resource

# Unit Fraction Donut Investigation

• Updated:  08 Mar 2024

Explore unit fractions in this fun donut-themed math investigation for your students.

• Non-Editable:  PDF

• Pages:  11 Pages

Explore unit fractions in this fun donut-themed math investigation for your students.

## Unveiling Fractions with Flavor – Unit Fraction Investigation

This cleverly designed math investigation promises to transform the somewhat abstract world of unit fractions into a delicious and tangible experience. Guided by a sequence of sweet steps, students embark on an exploration journey where they divide donut models, determining the sizes and amounts of resulting pieces. This hands-on approach allows them to visually and physically comprehend unit fractions, making the learning experience both enjoyable and educational.

• Teacher information sheet
• Marking rubric
• Donut cut-outs
• Student investigation booklet title page
• Exploring and comparing unit fractions worksheets
• Fraction vocabulary sheet

## The Significance of Math Investigations

Math investigations prove invaluable for children as they actively immerse themselves in the learning process. Beyond traditional methods, investigations empower students to become mathematicians in their own right, exploring concepts through hands-on experiences. The process of investigation transforms abstract ideas into tangible knowledge, fostering a deeper understanding as children discover patterns, draw connections, and witness the real-world applications of mathematical principles.

This approach not only captures their attention but also allows them to grasp complex concepts in a meaningful and relatable manner, cultivating an enduring curiosity for the subject.

This resource was created by Lindsey Phillips, a teacher in Michigan and a Teach Starter collaborator.

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