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Feb. 23 Math & Science Puzzle: 1st Mass Polio Vaccine Inoculations | Review
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Feb. 23 Math & Science Puzzle: 1st Mass Polio Vaccine Inoculations | Review

February 23 of the Mystery Year is a key date for the fight against polio. Skills in this cross-curricular warm-up include reasoning with "guess, test, and revise," setting up and solving an equation, volume and surface area of a cube, and repeating decimals. The puzzle is about the first mass trial inoculations in the U.S. of Dr. Jonas Salk's polio vaccine. 

Your Zip download includes printable/digital PDFs:
  • 1-page printable Student Puzzle
  • 1-page Answer Key with sample solutions
  • 1-page version of puzzle with expanding form fields – use with Acrobat Reader 
  • A complete file including the student puzzle, answer key, 5 pages of Teacher Notes including complete solutions, Extensions (including one on converting a repeating decimal to a fraction), historical notes, and a variety of professional development support. 
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Common Core Standard: MP1, 5.NBT.7, 7.EE.3, 5.MD.3, 5.NF.6, 6.EE.1, 7.G.6, 7.NS.3.
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