Shamrock Snack Mix

mixSTEM Thursday, Schanen Elementary, April 28th, 2015

Presenters:  Ms. Blair, Dr. Bruun, Ms. Fuentes, Ms. Keeler, Ms. Roach

Shamrock Snack Mix Lesson Plan



Shamrock Snack Mix Student Activity

  • What is the total number of cups in one recipe of Shamrock Snack Mix?

  • What is the relationship between the amount of goldfish and marshmallows?

  • What is the relationship between the amount of pretzels and marshmallows?

  • What is the relationship between the amount of marshmallows and the total amount of Shamrock Snack Mix?

Snack mix 2


Introduction to Ratios Powerpoint

  • What is a ratio?

  • What are three ways to write ratios?

  • Why is order and labeling important when writing ratios?

Snack Mix


  • Let’s write the recipe for the whole class!

Sweet and Spicy


  • A few questions then….time to share our mix!