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Egg Math For All Ages
Movie: Chicken Run

By Cynthia Kirkeby
Aug 24, 2006, 11:23 PST



Egg Math For All Ages

Grade Level: Grade PreK - College

Subject: Science, Art,

Keywords:
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Author: Cynthia Kirkeby

Affiliation: ClassBrain, Inc.

Date: 22 May, 2003

Duration: 1 class periods

Film: Chicken Run © Dreamworks

MPAA Rating: G for all audiences

Film Information From IMDb.com: Chicken Run



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In Chicken Run the chickens revolt in the chicken pot pie factory. Nick Parks brings this wonderful cast of characters to life through his art of claymation. Use this film to get kids interested in math. After all, math is critical to baking and to running a business, such as the pie factory.

Projects & Learning Links


Egg-citing Math

This lesson plan for PreK - 1st grade helps students tackle concepts such as one-to-one correspondence.
Source: Explorer
Level: Prek-1st Grade

Math Brain Teaser
This is a great math brain teaser for students in third grade and above. It includes hints and the answer, just in case.
Source: KidZone
Level: 3rd Grade & up

Save The Eggs
Practice your math, and save the eggs in this great little shockwave game. You’ll need to be quick or you’ll end up with scrambled yolks.
Source: Family Education Network
Level: 5th grade & up

Cooking By The Numbers
Learn about proportions while you learn about baking cookies. If the ingredients proportions are incorrect the cookies won’t turn out right. Baking is all about proportions. A yummy way to learn.
Source: Annenberg/CPB
Level: 5th grade & up

Egg Math- The Shape of An Egg
What is the shape of an egg and how do you draw it accurately?
Source:
Chickscope - University of Illinois
Level: Middle School & High School

What Is Different About Geometry On A Sphere?
This is an interesting interactive introduction to the concept of non-Euclidean geometry. This exercise is well written and makes a difficult concept easy to understand.
Source: UIUC Math Department
Level: High School and College

Embryo Calculus
Explore math as you learn about embryo growth. This lesson deals with exponential growth, and calculus functions.
Source: UIUC
Level: High School and College




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