Elementary students are finding that math is fun when you take it outdoors.

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At Roosevelt Elementary School, fifth graders eagerly took a trip to nearby Wall Park. Fifth grade teacher Carmen Zeisler says they have a lot of fun playing math themed games outdoors.

“Our last three units in math are about unit conversion and volume,” she said. “We decided to do something hands-on, go to a park and do something interactive.”

Kids greeted the chance to get out of the classroom with enthusiasm.

“This will help us learn more than just someone in a classroom saying this equals this,” said student Abbey Lawrence.

The children split into 3 groups, pouring and measuring water for lemonade in various containers and running relay races.

“It’s a lot funner than sitting around in a classroom,” said Jaden Fox, student. “You get to do stuff with math.”

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