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May 27 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: Birthday of Marine Biologist & Writer Rachel Carson
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May 27 Math Mystery Year Puzzle: Birthday of Marine Biologist & Writer Rachel Carson

The math clues in this Mystery Year review puzzle involve division of multi-digit numbers, rounding decimals, area of a circle, and evaluating an expression with an exponent. The context is the work of biologist Rachel Carson, author of the book Silent Spring.

Your PDF download includes:
  • 1-page print/digital Student Puzzle
  • 1-page Answer Key with sample solutions
  • 3 pages of Teacher Notes with step-by-step solutions, reteaching tips, historical notes, and optional extension questions
  • 1-page of tips, How to Use History-Mystery Puzzles
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Common Core Standard: 5.NBT.A.4, 7.G.B.4, 6.NS.B.2, 6.EE.A.2c
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