Education Technology

Mining with Fours

Activity Overview

Students will investigate order of operations by using the four operations to find equivalent expressions for the whole numbers 1 to 20. They will also investigate the effect of parentheses on expressions

Before the Activity

Download the attached PDF and read through the activity. You may wish to distribute hardcopies of the PDF for student use.

During the Activity

Discuss the material from the activity pages as needed.

After the Activity

Encourage students to summarize what they have learned from completing the activity.