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Milton’s Mathematical Journal Begin Milton’s Adventure

Once upon a time in the village of Ballston Spa, there lived a curious little Scottie dog named Milton. Milton loved to learn. Everywhere he went he asked questions: How much…? When will..? Why does..? Where is…? He was a voracious learner, in constant search of knowledge. Sniffing out information at every turn, every bush, even every hydrant, he….

lived with the students at Milton Terrace Primary School. One day he was especially excited because they were going on a field trip to his favorite place….

“ Everyone get a partner”, said the teacher. “Today everyone needs to find a partner that is about the same height and weight.” “Okey dokey!”said the children. The kids scurried around and quickly found partners. Poor Milton looked around for someone just like him to go with. But, alas, there was no one left for Milton. “Maybe I can find someone at the zoo!”pondered the little Scottie dog..

Milton got on the bus carrying his most marvelous mathematics journal that he carried everywhere to record important data in.

At the zoo, the class was scanned by zoo security. It was so cool. The scanner showed everyone’s height and weight.The kids loved it ! The teachers moaned. Milton jotted all this data down in his most magical mathematics journal. Certainly it would help him to find a partner for the day. Cool! I wish I had started that diet sooner!

VISIT MILTON FACTS

Milton is about 1 feet or 12 inches tall. Milton weighs about 20 pounds. BACK

VISIT MILTON FACTS

Milton is about 1 feet or 12 inches tall. Milton weighs about 20 pounds. BACK

The teacher said,”We’ve got to help Milton to find a partner just like him. Let’s remember what the scanner said about his height and weight. Milton is 1 foot tall and weighs 20 pounds.”

“Hot dog or should we say Scott dog! Now we know what we’re looking for ! Let’s check out the animals at the zoo to find a partner for our friend, Milton!” shouted all the children. Animals in the Zoo

Flamingo FrogTurtle ElephantFishKangaroo Giraffe Click on the Animals to Find Milton a Partner Have you visited all the animals at the Zoo?

VISIT THE ANIMAL FACTS Is this who Milton is looking for?

Flamingos can grow to a height of 4 feet. Flamingos can Weigh from 5 to 7 lbs. BACKMILTON

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TRY AGAIN

FACTS VISIT THE ANIMAL Is this who Milton is looking for?

Elephants can grow to a height of 13 feet. Elephants can Weigh up to 14,000 lbs. MILTONBACK

TRY AGAIN

FACTS VISIT THE ANIMAL Is this who Milton is looking for?

Kangaroos can grow to a height of 5 feet. Kangaroos can Weigh up to 100 lbs. MILTONBACK

TRY AGAIN

FACTS VISIT THE ANIMAL Is this who Milton is looking for?

frogs can grow to a height of 6 inches. Frogs can Weigh up to 1/2 lb. MILTONBACK

TRY AGAIN

FACTS VISIT THE ANIMAL Is this who Milton is looking for?

Fish can grow to a height of 6 inches. Fish can Weigh up to 1/2 lb. MILTONBACK

TRY AGAIN

FACTS VISIT THE ANIMAL Is this who Milton is looking for?

Turtles can grow to a height of 8 inches. Turtles can Weigh up to 2 lbs. MILTONBACK

TRY AGAIN

FACTS VISIT THE ANIMAL Is this who Milton is looking for?

Giraffes can grow to a height of 15-17 feet. Giraffes can Weigh from 1700 to 4200 lbs. MILTONBACK

TRY AGAIN

“Look!”,yelled Milton. “Can it be? She looks about one foot tall. She looks to weigh about 20 pounds.” And just then…

Around the corner past the giraffe and the flamingo came the most beautiful little Scottie dog that Milton had ever seen. He was smitten. “Hi “,she barked, “My name is Millie. What’s yours?” Milton could hardly speak. “Wooooof, I’m Milton.”

And that was the beginning of many excellent adventures together. End ShowCredits and ReferencesMathematical Journal

Credits and References Oakland Zoo Animals A-Z. Images of flamingo video, flamingo picture, elephant video, kangaroo video and picture, elephant picture and video, turtle picture. 11 March 2003 http://www.oaklandzoo.org/atoz/atoz.htmlhttp://www.oaklandzoo.org/atoz/atoz.html “Giraffe.” Facts about. Oakland Zoo. 11March 2003. <http://www.oaklandzoo.org/atoz/azgiraf.htmlhttp://www.oaklandzoo.org/atoz/azgiraf.html Details about the height and weight of the Scottie Dog 11March 2003 http://w3.ag.uiuc.edu/VJR/scottie.htmlhttp://w3.ag.uiuc.edu/VJR/scottie.html - Dog jumping on the couch Gif 11March 2003 http://www.barnabythescottie.com/awards.html Dog sitting and Barking Gif 11March 2003 http://users.ipa.net/~djhill/scots.html Video of Scottie Dog Barking 11March 2003 http://www.bayouscotties.com/movie.html Picture of two Scottish terriers 11March 2003 http://www.bayouscotties.com/photo.html Video of duck 11March 2003 http://www.unitedstreaming.com/duck Terrier clip art for height and weight, flamingo, kangaroo, elephant, fish, fish picture, turtle, scale 11March 2003 http://dgl.microsoft.com/?CAG=1 Giraffe and baby giraffe picture 11March 2003http://www.bronxzoo.com/bz-plan_your_visithttp://www.bronxzoo.com/bz-plan_your_visit Flamingo facts 11March 2003http://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/Flamingos/fphysical.htmlhttp://www.seaworld.org/infobooks/Flamingos/fphysical.html Jumping cartoon frog, frog 11March 2003 http://allaboutfrogs.org/gallery/animations/anim3.htmlhttp://allaboutfrogs.org/gallery/animations/anim3.html

Most Marvelous Magical Mathematics Journal

Milton Data Collection Sheet Milton weighs ______pounds. Milton’s height is _____ feet tall. Other interesting facts about Milton: ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________ ____________________________________________

Animal Data Collection Sheet Name of animal:________________________ Height of animal:_______________________ Weight of animal:_______________________ Other interesting facts about this animal: _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________ _______________________________________________

Comparing Heights of Animals from the Zoo with Milton Animal > Greater than Milton < Less than Milton = to Milton Use the data you collected to do this !

Comparing Weights of Animals from the Zoo with Milton Animal that weighs the most Cut out the animals and paste them in order from the one that weighs the most to the least. Animal that weighs the least Use the data you collected to do this.

Draw a picture of the animal at the Zoo who was the perfect partner for Milton. The perfect partner, who was the same size and height as Milton, was _________________________________. Back to Milton’s Excellent Adventure at the Zoo

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