Re: [gardeners] Pyrethrum

Seana Ames (
Fri, 17 Mar 2000 15:22:39 MST

Thanks Margaret!  I have them work on those too!

At 10:39 AM 3/17/2000 MST, you wrote:
 >I do believe that sounds like a good one for the kids to check during 
 >home schooling time.  I'll let you know what they think.  I love it when
 >real life math comes up!
I've got a couple for you. How do you mix 1:100? And ask them to figure out
square footage of a roof on an ell-shaped building in order to buy roofing
materials? How many cubic yards of concrete should they order for a
sidewalk from the driveway to the house? How high must George jump to clear
a lawn chair? Margaret L

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