Both holding gummy tester (30k)

Have you ever strecthed a gummy worm? We made predictions about how many pennies a gummy worm could hold. How many would you guess? We had predictions that ranged from 4 to 200.

Chalkboard stats (15k)
Measuring and testing (22k) Showing sketches (22k)

It was exciting to see the worm stretch so much! Each time we added pennies we would measure it and record the results. The worm held 120 pennies and was 9 inches long.

Whole class watching (34k)

"That's one strong worm!" - Anna

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