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Buckets of PopcornAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners develop an understanding of cylinders and volume as they compare two sizes of popcorn buckets.
Growing Plants: Track Their GrowthAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners will be working with predictions with a time frame of one week, or longer. Start by planting seedlings.
Find Someone: Use Math to Learn About FriendsAdd to list Details
Create a “Find Someone” list, with about 10 items, each containing a shape, number, or measurement. Can you find someone in the group with hair about 4 inches long? Someone wearing parallel lines?
Starburst® GraphAdd to list Details
In this activity, learners use Starburst® candy to sort, classify, compare, and graph. Learners grab a handful of one-inch candy squares, sort them by color, graph the candy, and discuss the results.
Lightest and Heaviest: Sorting AlgorithmsAdd to list Details
Computers are often used to put lists into some sort of order—for example, names into alphabetical order, appointments or e-mail by date, or items in numerical order.
Prehistoric Climate Change
In this online interactive, learners use fossils to infer temperatures 55 million years ago, at the sites where the fossils were found.
Tweak Your Beak
In this activity, learners will explore how different bird beaks work and discover what birds can eat based on their beak shape.
Mystery Jars: Estimate ContentsAdd to list Details
This activity puts a mathematical twist on the familiar “guessing jar.” No guesses allowed, estimates only.
In this activity, learners will create glitter bottles with adult supervision. These are a fun way for little ones to practice observing and making comparisons.
Good Catch!Add to list Details
In this activity, learners "go fishing," then practice ruler use and size/pattern comparison with the animals they catch.
Line Up: Using Math To Stand In LineAdd to list Details
Put math of measurement into lining up — and make waiting in line fun. Choose a size characteristic that learners can physically compare, such as foot length or hair length.
Count AroundAdd to list Details
Learners explore their surroundings while reasoning about categories and counting.
Beat the Clock: Sorting NetworksAdd to list Details
Even fast computers are limited to how quickly they can solve problems. One way to speed things up is to use several computers at once.