Estimation Station Critique
Very clean, I love the way the picture is clear and easy to see. Very simple, but makes you think. The cleanliness of the picture makes it very easy to see the problem. I really like how the caption at the bottom is clear and concise, but I think you could have added a bit more. Maybe another bowl or more details about the problem in general just to make it a bit more challenging. My estimate for this problem was 50 coffee beans. I made this guess because the bowl on the left looks like a little bit more than double the amount of the first bowl.
My initial thoughts is that the question is kind of confusing. I had to read it a few times to fully understand. I really liked the pictures and how you put a ruler next to it, it made it easier to make an estimate. I also thought the topic was very creative and "real world" sometimes I actually wonder how much water I can fit into a cup. I think to make the question easier to understand, you could have put another cup to compare the problem making it easier to estimate. My estimate is 4 ice cubes which is 4 oz. I am confident in my answer because I believe that this will be the perfect amount to cover the spaces between the ice cube.
My first impression of this problem is that it is very clever. I like the way you came up with a creative question and something that you are interested in too. I also like how you made the viewer do some work. We actually had to count the number of books that were within the twelve inches. You made us work for the problem and I like that. I dont think you could have done anything better to make the