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By monica jenny tracy jillian

Intro

Task

Process

Evaluation

Conclusion

Credits

Teachers

Edible Fractions

  • By: Monica, Jenny, Tracy, Jillian


Introduction

Introduction

Our friends from Cupcake Elementary School will be visiting our school this Friday. To make them feel welcome, we wanted to make them a special treat. We want to have cake and cookies for them while they’re here. Our problem is that the recipes we have won’t make enough for all of us to share. You can help us update the recipes using your knowledge about fractions.


By monica jenny tracy jillian

Task

The activities in this Webquest will help you refresh and strengthen what you know about fractions. You’ll be able to add & subtract fractions and multiply & divide fractions to sharpen your skills. Then you will need to change the amounts on the recipes so that we can make enough food for everyone.


Process

Process

Your job is to review fractions by clicking on any (or all) of the fraction activity buttons. Once you have finished some of the activities, you may begin the task.

Fraction Action

Adding Fractions Practice

Adding & Subtracting Fraction Game

Multiplying Fractions Review

Multiplying Fraction Practice

Dividing Fractions Review

Dividing Fractions Practice

Fraction Games!

  • Your task is to help our chefs in the cafeteria. They need the recipes changed to serve the number of people that will be here. The chocolate cake recipe serves 36 students. You’ll need to update the amounts of each ingredient so that we will have enough cake for all of the students. Remember that we have 224 students in our school and there will be 100 students visiting from Cupcake Elementary School.

  • The recipe for Almond Coconut Brownies makes enough brownies to serve 60 people, but we only need enough brownies to serve 30 teachers and adults chaperones.

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Evaluation

Evaluation


Conclusion

Conclusion

Thank you for your help. Now the chefs in our cafeteria will use your new recipes to make treats for us to enjoy with our friends from Cupcake Elementary School. We will have just the right amount of cake and brownies to serve. Take what you have learned and modify the recipes you would like to make for friends and family. Enjoy!


Credits

Credits

  • Adding and subtracting splat game Website http://fen.com/studentactivities/MathSplat/mathsplat.htm

  • Chef Image http://www1.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/1788697/2/istockphoto_1788697_chef_kid.jpg

  • Fraction Action Website http://library.thinkquest.org/2949/math.htm

  • Fraction practice Website http://nlvm.usu.edu/EN/NAV/frames_asid_106_g_2_t_1.html

  • Multiplying fractions practice Website http://www.funbrain.com/cgi-bin/fract.cgi?A1=s&A2=10&A15=1&INSTRUCTS=1

  • Multiplying fractions review Website http://www.321know.com/fra66mx2.htm

  • Dividing Fractions Review Website http://www.aaamath.com/fra66o-divfract.html

  • Dividing Fraction Practice Website http://www.math.com/school/subject1/practice/S1U4L5/S1U4L5Pract.html

  • More Fraction Games Website http://jamit.com.au/fraction-games.htm


Teacher s page

Teacher’s Page

This WebQuest is designed for students in grades 3 - 5. 

Prior to this lesson, learners need to know their addition, subtraction, multiplication and division facts and have keyboarding and computer navigation skills. 

This lesson offers students who need fraction computation practice to utilize the practice activities. Once they’ve fine-tuned their fraction skills, they are ready to move on to the actual task of adjusting ingredient quantities for a given recipe.

The students should print their recipe cards once they’re finished re-calculating the quantities.

To implement this lesson, a teacher only needs basic computer and internet navigating skills.

This WebQuest can be used in the computer lab or in the classroom with computers that have printing capabilities.  This is an individual project, although it can accommodate small groups as well.

If time and resources permit, this lesson could be expanded to include the actual food preparation using the updated recipe card.

NETS StandardsCake RecipeAlmond Coconut Brownies


By monica jenny tracy jillian

Almond Coconut Brownies Serves: 60 people

Ingredients:

1 ¾ cups Butter

5 Squares of unsweetened chocolate

2 ¾ cups Sugar

4 Eggs, beaten

1 ¼ cups All purpose flour

¾ cup Chopped slivered almonds

1 ¼ Vanilla extract

Filling:

1 ¼ Sugar

1 ¼ Milk

30 Large marshmallows

1 ¼ Package flaked coconut

Topping:

1 ¼ Semisweet chocolate chips

¾ cup Sugar

¼ cup Butter

¼ cup Milk

¼ cup Chopped slivered almonds, toasted


By monica jenny tracy jillian

Almond Coconut Brownies Serves: 30 people

Ingredients:

____________Butter

____________Squares of unsweetened chocolate

____________Sugar

____________Eggs, beaten

____________All purpose flour

____________Chopped slivered almonds

____________Vanilla extract

Filling:

____________Sugar

____________Milk

____________Large marshmallows

____________Package flaked coconut

Topping:

____________Semisweet chocolate chips

____________Sugar

____________Butter

____________Milk

____________Chopped slivered almonds, toasted


Teacher s page recipe 1

Teacher’s Page recipe 1

Almond Coconut Brownies Serves: 30 people

Ingredients:

¾ cups Butter

2 ½ Squares of unsweetened chocolate

1 ⅓ cups Sugar

2 Eggs, beaten

½ cups All purpose flour

⅓ cup Chopped slivered almonds

½ cup Vanilla extract

Filling:

½ cup Sugar

½ cup Milk

15 Large marshmallows

⅝ Package flaked coconut

Topping:

½ cup Semisweet chocolate chips

⅓ cup Sugar

2 tablespoons Butter

2 tablespoons Milk

2 tablespoons Chopped slivered almonds, toasted


By monica jenny tracy jillian

Chocolate Sheet Cake

Serves 36 people

Ingredients :

2 cups flour

2 cups sugar

1 teaspoon baking soda

¼ teaspoon salt

1 cup butter

1 cup water

⅓ cup cocoa powder

2 eggs

½ cup buttermilk

1 ½ teaspoons vanilla

Directions:

In mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In a medium saucepan combine the butter, the water and the cocoa powder. Bring mixture to just a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Add the chocolate mixture to dry ingredients and beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until thoroughly combined.

Add eggs, the buttermilk, and the vanilla. Beat for 1 minute (batter will be thin.)

Pour the batter into a greased and floured 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan.

Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

7. Allow the cake to cool and then frost the cake with your favorite frosting!


By monica jenny tracy jillian

Chocolate Sheet Cake

Serves 324 people

Ingredients:

___ cups flour

___ cups sugar

___ teaspoons baking soda

___ teaspoon salt

___ cups butter

___ cups water

___ cups cocoa powder

___ eggs

___ cups buttermilk

___ teaspoons vanilla

Directions:

In mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In a medium saucepan combine the butter, the water and the cocoa powder. Bring mixture to just a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Add the chocolate mixture to dry ingredients and beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until thoroughly combined.

Add eggs, the buttermilk, and the vanilla. Beat for 1 minute (batter will be thin.)

Pour the batter into a greased and floured 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan.

Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

7. Allow the cake to cool and then frost the cake with your favorite frosting!


Teacher s page recipe 2

Chocolate Sheet Cake

Serves 324 people

Teacher’s Page Recipe 2

Ingredients :

18 cups flour

18 cups sugar

9 teaspoons baking soda

2 ¼ teaspoon salt

9 cups butter

9 cups water

3 cups cocoa powder

18 eggs

4 ½ cups buttermilk

13 ½ teaspoons vanilla

Directions:

In mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

In a medium saucepan combine the butter, the water and cocoa powder. Bring mixture to just a boil, stirring constantly. Remove from heat.

Add the chocolate mixture to dry ingredients and beat with an electric mixer on medium to high speed until thoroughly combined.

Add eggs, the buttermilk, and the vanilla. Beat for 1 minute (batter will be thin.)

Pour the batter into a greased and floured 15 x 10 x 1-inch baking pan.

Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 25 minutes or until a toothpick inserted near the center comes out clean.

7. Allow the cake to cool and then frost the cake with your favorite frosting!


By monica jenny tracy jillian

NETS Standards


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