Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Is this a leap year?


Will we have a 29th of February this year?  How can you tell?

Students work with a flow chart to deduce what years are going to be leap years.  They learn about the exact measurement of a solar year and how our Gregorian calendar needs to be adjusted to align our calendar with the sun’s rotation.


For members we have an editable Word doc and solutions.

Leap-years.doc           Leap-year-solutions.pdf

CCSS: 5.NBT, 6.NS, 7.NS, N-Q.3

from Yummy Math

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