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Lesson Plan

Data and Probability: What Is the 'Best' Snack?
Subject: Math
Grade span: 2 to 5
Duration: 1 hour
This lesson was excerpted from the Afterschool Training Toolkit under the promising practice: Finding Math


This sample lesson is one example of how you can implement the Finding Math practice. In this activity, students use nutritional information to analyze data about different snacks and survey their peers to determine the "best" snack.

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