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Let your child’s passion for horses motivate their academic learning. Kids apply their math skills to the real-world of horses as they learn about conformation, how to calculate a horse’s heart rate, make purchases at the tack store, and more. Math is at the grade 4 & 5 level, the horse information is for all ages.
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Many horse crazy kids dream of someday having a farm of their own. They may not realize how much math will be required to operate their own stable successfully. This math worksheet will not only inform them of some fence building basics, it will show them how important math is in the real world of horses!
This math worksheet takes a look at basic horse breed genetics. Fractions are used to describe a horse’s pedigree. Kids are introduced to the concepts of ‘half Arab’ and ‘half Thoroughbred’ and what this means. Real-world math for horse crazy kids!
Here’s a math array worksheet like no other. The world record for largest horse dressage is sixty horses; thirty white, and thirty black. How many different ways can they be grouped together as they move around the arena? What better way to find the answer than by using math arrays?
Are you looking for an educational horse book for kids? Math and science play a vital role in today’s horse world. Building on the Level 1 workbook, the Level 2 workbook shows kids how to apply their math skills as they learn about the real world of horses. Who would have thought that learning, understanding, and interpreting the world of horses could be such a fantastic way to learn math?
Math in the Level 2 workbook is aimed at the grade 5 level, with a splash of grade 4 and 6 thrown in. Both US customary and metric units are used throughout the book. The horse information is for all ages!
The Level 2 workbook is available in both print and pdf download versions.
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A trip to the tack store is a great opportunity for kids to apply their understanding of money, price comparison and making change. Calculating unit price determines which saddle soap is the best buy. An elementary math worksheet for horse crazy kids!
Kids look at two top equestrian and horse themed international events. One occurs every four years, the other occurs every twelve years. They write the pattern rules for both these events, extend the patterns, then determine in which years the patterns overlap! Math at the grade 4, 5 level. Horse information for all ages.
North America’s biggest thoroughbred auction takes place each year in Kentucky. High quality thoroughbred horses cost a lot of money. Is there a better way for horse crazy kids to apply their understanding of place value than at the Keeneland September Yearling Sale? Four pages of whole numbers and place value in the real world at the grade 4 and 5 level. Answers included.
Miniature horse pulling competitions are a great way for kids to apply their understanding of measurement and math operations. Word problems from the real-world of horses are sure to engage horse crazy kids. Measures and answers are given in both imperial and metric systems.
Kids follow along as artist Robert Glen designs and creates the Mustangs of Las Colinas sculpture. Proportion and ratio in art. The beauty of horses captured and expressed using an understanding of math. Great STEAM worksheet for budding artists and kids with a passion for horses.
How do horses in the wild behave compared to domestic horses? Do they spend the same amount of time eating, lying down or socializing? Kids will love these six pages of horse based science and math as they compare the time budgets of wild vs three different groups of domestic horses using ratio, percent, and data displayed in a table and pie charts.
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Common Core: 3.MD.B – Represent and interpret data. 4.MD.A.2 – Use the four operations to solve word problems involving decimals 5.NBT.A.4 – Use place value understanding to round decimals to any place 5.NBT.B – Perform operations with multi-digit whole numbers and with decimals 6.RP.A.1 – Understand the concept of a ratio and use ratio language to describe a ratio relationship between two quantities. 6.RP.A.3c – Percents of numbers: word problems