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Outdoor Math Lessons

Hailey Students building snow forts How does one 5th grade class learn about volume and area? By building snow forts! Students in Mary Gin Barron's 5th grade class at Hailey Elementary took advantage of recent snow removal from the school roof by cutting the blocks into rectangles and building snow forts outside the school. Students took measurements, determined average area and volume, and used plenty of teamwork and communication to build their snow forts. To view more photos click here.