Amazing Otters Equity Block

Amazing Otters

Equity Block

Extension Activity #1

Purpose: The purpose of the activity is to show the differences in the amount of resources schools have in their districts.

Extension Activity Preparation: We will be splitting the class into four equal groups. Each group will be given the following materials:

  1. Straws
  2. Tape
  3. One Textbook

Lesson: Each group will have 10 minutes to create a structure that will hold a textbook for 5 seconds with the given material.

Goal: The purpose is to show how far equality goes among each different school districts.

Follow Up Questions:

  1. What stood out to you about this activity?
  2. What did this activity make you think about in terms of equality?

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