Math at the Movies: A Math Project
The following math project is a fun and authentic way for students to practice word problems. The math project has a movie theme and covers buying movie tickets, snacks, calculating points at the arcade and many more topics that relate to going to the theatre. It can be used for grades 3-6 (it works for stronger younger students and weaker older students).
The covered math concepts:

1. Movie Mania (Graphs)
2. Movie Measurements (Measurements: Kilometers and meters)
3. Movie Time (Elapsed Time and converting minutes/hours)
4. Ticket Sales (Multiplication and Decimals)
5. Snack Bars (Multiplication and Decimals)
6. Movie Theatre Seats (Fractions)
7. Arcade Challenge (Standard, Written and Expanded Form)
8. Toy Machine (Geometry)
9. Movie Arithmetic (Word Problems)

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Created: Aug 17, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018


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