Jim Petrik, October 2016
Originally filmed October 2014.
Discussion: Jim told us his pigs have a specific diet for their age. What are some things that you eat to stay healthy? What food groups are there? Draw your own MyPlate with your favorite healthy meal!
Teacher Resource: Information, activities, and games for MyPlate http://www.choosemyplate.gov/kids/
Core Standard & Question: 4.OA.2 Multiply or divide to solve word problems involving multiplicative comparison, e.g., by using drawings and equations with a symbol for the unknown number to represent the problem, distinguishing multiplicative comparison from additive comparison.
- Jim told us that his pigs weigh 14 pounds at 3 weeks of age and 100 pounds at 11 weeks of age. How many pounds does the average pig gain each week? Each day?