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Fermi Questions by grade 2/3 students

Students created and solved Fermi questions. Their questions and estimates make up this song.

Fermi Questions

How many people in a house?
There could be 29
Yes and how many Pokemon in the wild?
There could be 200
How many animals fill up the earth?
There could be 500 billion

Estimation, reasoning….. FERMI questions
Help me Fermi, Fermi help me!

How many jellybeans might fit in our school?
Maybe 500 million
How many desks fit in my classroom
My estimate is 40
Yes How many people can fill a school?
Or basketballs in a classroom

Estimation, reasoning… Fermi questions
Help me Fermi, Fermi help me!

How many butterflies in a cubic meter?
Or Webkinz or kittens in a metre cube?
How many caterpillars is a metre cube?
1000 or 2000
How many tennis balls can I juggle?
Tennis balls or hamsters?

Estimation, reasoning….. FERMI questions
Help me Fermi, Fermi help me!