Isaac’s Dinner in Space

your dinner in space

You’re super excited for dinner tonight: Ice cream is on the menu! But oh no: Ice cream comes topped with Broccoli. You don’t want to hurt the chef’s feelings, so you sneak every bit of Broccoli off the plate and launch it into the sky on a Blue hot air balloon. But Broccoli doesn’t fly far before a hungry seagull gobbles it up. Problem solved, dinner served!

Wee Ones:

Can you find 3 Blue objects near you? Which item is largest?

Little Kids:

If you’re at a restaurant sharing 10 plates of Broccoli with a seagull,, how many different ways could you and the seagull share those plates?

Bonus:

If there are twice as many Broccoli-topped cupcakes as Ice cream-topped ones, and there are 7 Ice cream-topped ones, how many Broccoli-topped cupcakes are there?

Big Kids:

You’re opening your own restaurant and order a big box of 72 onions! But 1/2 of the onions are Blue – that can’t be good. How many onions do you need to toss in the compost?

Bonus:

Oh no! The onion people also keep delivering 4 1/2 pound boxes of Broccoli every Wednesday this May. How many pounds does that add up to for the month?

 

Answers:
Wee Ones:

Different for everyone!

Little Kids:

There are 5 ways that you and the birds could split 10 plates: 1+9, 2+8, 3+7, 4+6, 5+5.

Bonus:

14 Broccoli-topped cupcakes.

Big Kids:

36 onions. 

Bonus:

22 1/2 pounds, because there are 5 Wednesdays in May this year.

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