Analyze and extend the pattern on the storybook Hikaru's Toy Troubles.

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Students will use an allowance to spend money at a toy store.

Students will use clues to help sort the toys into the correct bins.

Students will travel to an intersection and measure the length of time that pedestrian crossing lights are lit.

Students follow verbal and pictorial directions to create the model intersection the class will use in this lesson.

Student use word problems to come up with equations to find solutions.

Students will complete word problems related to the stations they investigated in Lesson 3 of Designing Maglev Systems.

After creating their first successful maglev transportation system designs, students are given a cost sheet for the different materials available to them. They attempt to redesign their systems so that they cost less, but are still effective.

Students will complete word problems about the number of toys in the Azuki's toy store.

Students observe and calculate, on average, how many "cars" enter the model intersection in one minute. They then figure out a way to determine how many cars will enter the intersection in one hour.

Students will time how long it takes to make the same moves through the intersection as-is, and after improvements have been made.

Students are given the distance between the location of their school and Nagoya. Students will use their classroom as a unit of measurement to help them figure out how many classrooms would fit between their school and Nagoya.

Students will create graphic representations of their findings concerning the efficiency and safety of each of their intersection designs in Lesson 2.

Students learn about the cultural and historical origins for the symbols and/or colors in a country's flag and then have the opportunity to design and create their own class flag.

Students use their understanding of numbers and operations to solve word problems that might be encountered by a transportation engineer.