## Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Objective: I can multiply fractions and mixed numbers.

Power Standard:

6.NS.1 Students will apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions.

Depth Of Knowledge: Level 2

Power Standard:

6.NS.1 Students will apply and extend previous understandings of multiplication and division to divide fractions by fractions.

Depth Of Knowledge: Level 2

**MATH & Science PROJECT**

**Fact:**The average size of horses varies greatly with the breed. The height is measured from the top of the withers to the ground and is estimated in “hands”. A hand is approximately four inches.

**Directions:**Research the following breeds of horses to find their height in hands. Then compare the horse’s height to that of a Clydesdale which is about 18 hands in height and weighs over 2,000 pounds.

**The Breeds:**Abyssinian, American Cream Draft, American Morgan, American Saddlebred, Anadolu, Andravida, Arenberg-Nordkirchen, Bali, Black Forest, and Bitish Spotted Pony

*Use the website under Students tab labeled: Topic 8 MP Horses Height. It is bookmarked on my Symbaloo.*

## VIDEO RESOURCES

Watch the videos below as a resource. They will help remind you of the things we are working on in class.