Note: Students need to be able to apply these skills by creating visuals and solving word problems.
– Mr. D’s Class Fifth Grade Math iBook
– Mr D’s Class Math Companion iBook
– Math in Focus textbook
– Mr. D’s Class Problem Solving Math iBook!
Our iPad Apps:
5 Dice: Order of Operations Game
Base Ten Blocks
Division for Kids
Long Division Touch
Middle School Math
Name That Number
Pie Chart 3D
Thinking Blocks – Add/Subt.
Thinking Blocks – Fractions
Thinking Blocks – Mult./Div.
Thinking Blocks – Ratio
Laptop or Desktop Computer Math Games:
- Grand Slam Math Word Problems
- Math Magic
- Math Fact Practice
- Math Mayhem
- Math Flashcards
- Softschools Math Games
- Virtual Manipulatives
- Math Playground
A Petri dish hosts a healthy colony of bacteria. Once a minute every bacterium divides into two. The colony was founded by a single cell at noon. At exactly 12:43 (43 minutes later) the Petri dish was half full.
At what time will the dish be full?
Email Mr. D the answer and win a prize! Please don’t tell anyone about this puzzle, let them find it themselves.
Problem Solving Strategy – S-CUBED
S – Star the important words
C – Circle the numbers
U – Underline the labels in the question
B – Bracket the question
E – Eliminate extra information
D – Draw a picture