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Finding Prime Using Eratosthenes' Seive

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Megan Mullins, Pray Stott, Glenda Booker, Malorie Cameron, Hannah Smitherman, Ashlyn Gaylord


Madison Cross Roads School


This podcast was created by a group of 5th grade girls after they investigated Prime Numbers.  The podcast gives background information about Eratosthenes and prime numbers.  Then the students take the audience through the process of finding prime numbers using the Seive of Eratosthenes.   

Length: 8:08

Aligned to the following ALEX lesson plan:

Exploring Prime Numbers

Content Areas: Math

Alabama Course of Study Alignments and/or Professional Development Standard Alignments:

MA2015 (5)
8. Fluently multiply multi-digit whole numbers using the standard algorithm. [5-NBT5]
MA2015 (5)
9. Find whole-number quotients of whole numbers with up to four-digit dividends and two-digit divisors, using strategies based on place value, the properties of operations, and/or the relationship between multiplication and division. Illustrate and explain the calculation by using equations, rectangular arrays, and/or area models. [5-NBT6]


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