Math Ideas

*Teach area & volume:  determine how many pennies it takes to fill a square foot or a gallon.  Have students post signs around the school reading, "If this____________ were covered/filled with pennies, it could buy __________________ in Pakistan.

*Money & budgeting:  Using the sheet from Pennies for Peace, help students determine how much money is required to educate the population in Pakistan and Afghanistan.

*Statistics & graphing:  Track population by region, pollution, number of children not educated, etc. with research.