My grandma sent me some money for my birthday and told me to go buy what I want.  What I really want is a pet.
I wonder how much pets cost.

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Do I have enough money for a dog?

Let's guess what we think dogs cost.

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Would a German Shepherd cost $2.00,$20.00 or$200.00?

 

 

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Before making a guess, know all the information and then think about what is reasonable.

$2.00

$20.00

$200.00

1.  This dog is well trained.  
2.  This dog is registered with papers.

Click on the amount you think the dog would cost.

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So, you don't have enough money for a German Shepherd.  What would you guess this cute mutt would cost? Click on your answer.
Remember!

Before making a guess, know all the information and then think about what is reasonable.

1. This dog is a mixture of many kinds.
2. This dog knows no tricks.

$2.00

$20.00

$200.00

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An estimate is just a reasonable guess.

 

     Maybe a dog isn't the best choice of a pet.  I've been looking at the birds.  Let's estimate what we think a bird will cost.

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This is a Toucan.
1. It is hard to raise.
2. They are sent to the United States from South America.
3. They need a lot of care.
Click to estimate the price of the Toucan.
$30.00
$3,000.00
$300.00
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Maybe I won't get a pet.  Let's estimate how much it would cost to buy some other things.

Remember - An estimate is a reasonable guess.

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Look at these school supplies.  Type in your estimate of how much they cost. Remember to include the $ in your answer.
Glue = $1.50  $5.00
 
Pencil = $2.00  $.25 
Scissors = $.50  $2.50 

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We can estimate time and measurements too.
Remember - An estimate is a reasonable guess.
Estimate the size of these things.  Type yes if you think these are reasonable guesses or no if you do not agree.
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3 feet

6 inches

1 inch

 
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Estimate these distances by typing the correct answer to match the distances to the clues.
Clues

How far we drive our car in one hour  

How far we can walk in one hour   

Distances

4 miles

60 miles

15 miles

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Look at this information to estimate how much things weigh.
1.  A bag of sugar weighs 5 pounds.
2.  Your math book weighs about 1 pound.
3.  A football player weighs about 250 pounds.

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Estimate the weight of these things.  Select a weight for each picture.

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Pounds

125
3
75
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Look at this information to estimate the temperature of these things.
1. Freezing water = 32 F
2Boiling water = 212 F
3. Your body = 98 F

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Estimate these temperatures by typing the correct answer to match the temperatures to the clues.
Clues
1.  Hot chocolate  
2.  Ice cream  

Temperatures
Fahrenheit (F)

35 degrees
9 degrees
110 degrees
200 degrees
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Remember - When you estimate, look at all the information and make a reasonable guess.
In the box below, type two words that describe what an estimate is.
 

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I estimate you have been working on this lesson for about 10 minutes.
I think it is reasonable to do something else now.

Bye!

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