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  • Seven Wonders

    of the World

    50+ Page Math Activity!

    Resource Includes:

    ▪ Teacher Tips

    ▪ Introduction

    ▪ Hexagon Activity

    ▪ Seven Wonders

    ▪ Final Wonder

    ▪ And More!!

  • Family Name ________________________

    Reward Points Earned __________ (out of 21)

    Nessie Sighting Points Earned __________ (out of 14)

    Total Points Earned __________ (Need 25 for Nessie sighting)

    Wooly’s “Wonder”ful Tips Story Problem Challenge

    Welcome to Scotland, where you will be visiting the shores of Loch Ness in search of

    Nessie, the Loch Ness Monster. This family challenge will have you answering all sorts of

    problems (addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division). Wooly knows that in

    order to build a vacation vessel, your family will need to know how to problem solve.

    Your only problem will be to keep your clumsy cousins out of

    your way. Even though they may seem more interested in

    collecting souvenirs than helping out with math problems,

    you’ll want a plan. Otherwise, there’s no chance of earning

    reward points or catching a glimpse of Nessie. Your goal in this

    vacation is to earn reward points and earn a chance to see

    Nessie (or earn “Nessie Sighting Points”). So, before you try to solve

    each question, you will need to roll a die. If you roll a 1, 3, or 5

    your family can add 2 Nessie Sighting Points, which means that

    you successfully kept your cousins busy and “out of your hair” so

    your family could do their work. If you roll a 2, 4, or 6, then Calvin or Clarisse got in your way

    and your family failed to earn any extra points.

    Legend of Loch Ness Facts

    Loch Ness is the largest body of fresh water in Britain. There is more water in Loch Ness than

    all the other lakes in England, Scotland, and Wales put together. Loch Ness is around twenty-

    two and a half miles long, about one and a half miles wide, and has a depth of around 750

    feet. Since December of 1933 there have been alleged sightings of a 40 to 50-foot-long

    monster in the loch (lake). Most of the Nessie witnesses describe something with two humps,

    a tail, and a snakelike head. Nessie's movements have been studied, and the films and

    photos analyzed to determine what Nessie might be- if she exists.

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    Wonder #4: Legend of Loch Ness

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  • Loch Ness Directions: Your family’s job is to complete the following story problems.

    Remember to show all of your work. Your family will earn Reward Points and Nessie Sighting

    Points for correct answers. Remember, your family will need to earn at least 25 points (Nessie

    Sighting Points & Reward Points) to get a glimpse of Nessie. If you earned enough Nessie

    Sighting Points, draw a picture of what you saw in the binoculars below.

    Legend of Loch Ness Problem #1: Vacation Pics (Worth 3 Reward Points if correct and 2 Nessie Sighting Points)

    Roll the die. What number did you roll (circle one): 1 2 3 4 5 6

    If a 1, 3, or 5 is rolled, you were able to keep Calvin and Clarisse busy and earned your family 2

    additional Nessie Sighting Points. If a 2, 4, or 6 is rolled, then no Nessie Sighting Points were earned.

    Nessie Sighting Points: 0 2 Total Points Earned: ________ (teacher fills out)

    Your family has already taken 465 vacation pictures. After developing the pictures,

    you figure that you can fit 12 to a scrapbook page. How many scrapbook pages will

    your family need to include all of the pictures in the photo album?

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    Loch Ness Story Problems

  • Legend of Loch Ness Problem #2: Nessie Treats

    (Worth 3 Reward Points if correct and 2 Nessie Sighting Points)

    Roll the die. What number did you roll (circle one): 1 2 3 4 5 6

    If a 1, 3, or 5 is rolled, you were able to keep Calvin and Clarisse busy and earned your family 2

    additional Nessie Sighting Points. If a 2, 4, or 6 is rolled, then no Nessie Sighting Points were earned.

    Nessie Sighting Points: 0 2 Total Points Earned: ________ (teacher fills out)

    One of your family members has decided that you need to put the 166 “Nessie

    Treats” into 15 bags. Any treats that are not in a bag will be given to Calvin and

    Clarisse as a joke. How many “treats” will Calvin and Clarisse get?

    Legend of Loch Ness Problem #3: Minnow Math (Worth 3 Reward Points if correct and 2 Nessie Sighting Points)

    Roll the die. What number did you roll (circle one): 1 2 3 4 5 6

    If a 1, 3, or 5 is rolled, you were able to keep Calvin and Clarisse busy and earned your family 2

    additional Nessie Sighting Points. If a 2, 4, or 6 is rolled, then no Nessie Sighting Points were earned.

    Nessie Sighting Points: 0 2 Total Points Earned: ________ (teacher fills out)

    Your family decides to divide the 356 minnows for catching Nessie into smaller

    containers. You decide to put no more than 12 minnows in each container. What is the

    smallest number of containers you will need to have all minnows in a container?

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    Wonder #4: Legend of Loch Ness

  • Legend of Loch Ness Problem #4: Tour Boat

    (Worth 3 Reward Points if correct and 2 Nessie Sighting Points)

    Roll the die. What number did you roll (circle one): 1 2 3 4 5 6

    If a 1, 3, or 5 is rolled, you were able to keep Calvin and Clarisse busy and earned your family 2

    additional Nessie Sighting Points. If a 2, 4, or 6 is rolled, then no Nessie Sighting Points were earned.

    Nessie Sighting Points: 0 2 Total Points Earned: ________ (teacher fills out)

    If 78 (seventy-eight) tourists could ride The Loch Ness Tour Boat at a time and

    there were 2,456 tourists signed up to go, how many tours would be needed so that

    all of the people would have a chance to see Nessie?

    Legend of Loch Ness Problem #5: Fractions (Worth 3 Reward Points if correct and 2 Nessie Sighting Points)

    Roll the die. What number did you roll (circle one): 1 2 3 4 5 6

    If a 1, 3, or 5 is rolled, you were able to keep Calvin and Clarisse busy and earned your family 2

    additional Nessie Sighting Points. If a 2, 4, or 6 is rolled, then no Nessie Sighting Points were earned.

    Nessie Sighting Points: 0 2 Total Points Earned: ________ (teacher fills out)

    Put the following fractions in order from smallest to largest.

    7/8 1/12 3/6 13/5 3/4

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  • Legend of Loch Ness Problem #6: Multiplication

    (Worth 3 Reward Points if correct and 2 Nessie Sighting Points)

    Roll the die. What number did you roll (circle one): 1 2 3 4 5 6

    If a 1, 3, or 5 is rolled, you were able to keep Calvin and Clarisse busy and earned your family 2

    additional Nessie Sighting Points. If a 2, 4, or 6 is rolled, then no Nessie Sighting Points were earned.

    Nessie Sighting Points: 0 2 Total Points Earned: ________ (teacher fills out)

    Your family decided to buy 32 Nessie souvenirs for friends back home. Each

    Souvenir costs $5.67. Estimate first and then multiply $5.67 x 32 to get the total

    cost. Circle both your estimate and your final answer.

    Legend of Loch Ness Problem #7: Monster Hamburgers (Worth 3 Reward Points if correct and 2 Nessie Sighting Points)

    Roll the die. What number did you roll (circle one): 1 2 3 4 5 6

    If a 1, 3, or 5 is rolled, you were able to keep Calvin and Clarisse busy and earned your family 2

    additional Nessie Sighting Points. If a 2, 4, or 6 is rolled, then no Nessie Sighting Points were earned.

    Nessie Sighting Points: 0 2 Total Points Earned: ________ (teacher fills out)

    Divide 283 Loch ness Monster Hamburgers by 23 customers. How many monster

    burgers will each customer eat? How many are left over?

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    Wonder #4: Legend of Loch Ness

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    Overall Purpose: The purpose of this activity is to summarize a wide variety of math topics that have

    been taught throughout the year. Topics included in this engaging activity are

    geometry, basic number operations, problem solving, fractions, decimals, and more.

    General Overview: The class will be broken into groups (families). Each “family” is then asked to work

    together to solve a variety of problems as they travel to places around the world

    such as the Grand Canyon, Leaning Tower of Pisa, Great Barrier Reef, and many

    more. Wooly, the wooly mammoth, will t