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## Did you know? The eyes have it

Did you know?

- An ostrich’s eye is larger than its brain.
- A goat’s pupil is rectangular.
- A chameleon can move each eye independently.

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## Today’s Problem: Birthday Pie

Sharon received $40 from her grandparents for her birthday. She decides to spend her money at the zoo and save what is left over. Admission to the zoo is $10 and she buys some ice cream for $4 and a t-shirt for $8. Make a pie chart with 4 categories: Admission, Ice Cream, T-shirt, and Savings. What are the angle measurements of each piece?

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## Did you know?

Did you know?

- The planet Venus has a longer day than year. Venus rotates around its axis in 243 Earth days, but it takes only 226 Earth days to orbit the sun.
- The Goliath beetle, one of the largest insects in the world, can weigh 90 grams. This is the same weight as a Frisbee.
- Black Ironwood is a common tree that grows in southern Florida. Wood from the tree is so dense that it sinks in water.

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## Today’s Problem: Go Team(s)

How many games must be scheduled in a league with 8 teams, if each team plays each other team exactly once?

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## Today’s Problem – Got a Match?

Match the scientist with what she studies

1. Ichthyologist | A. Algae |

2. Pedologist | B. Classification of Living Things |

3. Petrologist | C. Fish |

4. Phycologist | D. Rocks |

5. Taxonomist | E. Soil |

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## Today’s Problem: Sign Symmetry

Identify the lines of symmetry, if any, of each of the signs below.

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