Math Focus 3

# Surf for More Math

## CHAPTER 10: MEASUREMENT: TIME AND MASS

### Lesson 5: Solving Problems Using a Chart

Use this interactive activity to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about solving problems using a chart. Students can try the activity on their own or in pairs.

Goal

Use a chart to solve problems about time.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 236–237

Instructions for Use

Yearly Calendar allows students to use a yearly calendar as a reference for creating a chart to solve problems about time.

In the “Year” box at the top of the calendar, enter the year you would like to make the calendar for. Click on the arrow beside the “Country” box and choose “Canada” from the list. Click “Show” to view the calendar.

How many days are there until your birthday?

How many days are there between New Year’s Day (January 1) and your birthday?

How many days are there between Canada Day (July 1) and your birthday?

Think of other problems you can solve with your calendar.