Oreos on Trial


One of the most fun projects I’ve come across is from a San Francisco teacher, who built a task out of an Oreo claim. In this task, students gather data comparing Oreos to Double Stuff Oreos, and use a system of equations to  determine whether the “double-stuf “claim is valid.

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Resources to Make This Work

Enjoy this one. Your students will.

Update/Edit (August 21, 2013): This one took off in the media recently. Dan Anderson ran this activity in his class, and CNN and Fox picked up the story.

Dan on Fox

Dan on CNN


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