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Math: How Much Is One Million? Discuss this eTheme.

These sites help students visualize what large numbers, such as one million, look like. There are online representations of a million, plus hands-on activities. Find out your age in millions of seconds. Includes lesson plans about the books by David Schwartz. There is a link to an eThemes Resource on place value.

Grades

  • 3,
  • 4,
  • 5,
  • 6,
  • 7,
  • 8

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This lesson involves students in identifying the concept of a million by working with smaller number blocks. Extension activities are given.
Use this lesson with students to explore various types of measurement, record their findings in a journal, and write a Millions Book.
This site helps you visualize what a million and a billion pennies look like. Click on "Enter the MegaPenny Project" to advance through the pages in order, or use the links at the bottom to skip to a particular number. Don't miss the "MegaMoo" link that lets you see what a million cows looks like.
This site estimates that one million grains of salt are in one cup. The site also explains how to count using exponents.
Scroll to the right to get a full view of a million dots. Each square equals 100 dots.
Learn about this author who wrote children's books about visualizing a million. Click on "About David" to read a biography. You can also send him an e-mail with your questions or comments.
Read how big a swimming pool would have to be in order to hold one million gallons of water.
Find out one possible way to see a million individual objects.
This lesson plan for grades 6-8 helps students to understand relationship between measurement and amount of money through a game.
These sites focus on place value and cover basic concepts and place value charts. Includes many interactive games and quizzes. There are also some activity ideas and video clips.
These sites focus on place value and cover basic concepts and place value charts. Includes many interactive games and quizzes. There are also some activity ideas and video clips.

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