Rice

100 grains of rice is approximately 1/2 teaspoon.

There are 48 teaspoons per cup.

Therefore you’d need 96 (1/2) teaspoons to get 1 cup of rice.

Approximately 9,600 grains of rice per cup of dry rice (yeilding 2 cups cooked).

Okay, go ahead and ask me why I’m going on so.

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Yesterday, they had 185,367,060 grains of rice donated.

That’s an equivalent of 19,309 cups, in one day! (about 9,654 pounds — almost 5 tons)

“Since its Oct 7 launch in 2007, an average 500,000 people have been clicking on the game daily, accumulating enough rice to feed some 700,000 people for one day. . .” (found in this article)

All it takes from us is a bit of time.  (And you know, as a homeschooler, I’m couting it towards “school”!)

The little bits you add, may seem oh so “insignigicant”. . .but combined?  Impressive!

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Back to the “slate”.

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One comment on “Rice

  1. monkeyschool says:

    Too cool! My vocab stinks, I only made it to level 32 before my brain fried itself. Will click again tomorrow.

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