Heidi Selken, January 2017

Posted: 1/20/2017


Originally filmed January 2016

Discussion: Heidi told us that they recycle sand for the cows to lie on. What are things that you can recycle? Why is recycling important? What things can you recycle?


Teacher Resource: List of things that can be recycled: http://earth911.com/recycling/


Core Standard & Question: 4.MD.1 Know relative sizes of measurement units within one system of units including km, m, cm; kg, g; lb, oz.; l, ml; hr, min, sec. Within a single system of measurement, express measurements in a larger unit in terms of a smaller unit. Record measurement equivalents in a two column table. For example, know that 1 ft is 12 times as long as 1 in. Express the length of a 4 ft snake as 48 in. Generate a conversion table for feet and inches listing the number pairs (1, 12), (2, 24), (3, 36), ...

  • Heidi told us their new barn is 450 feet long. How many inches long is her new barn?