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Learners display their findings after a study of surface area and volume. They build a mobile to show a commercially available box and a constructed cubical box of the same volume.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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In this math lesson, learners use hinged mirrors to discover that regular polygons are composed of triangles tessellating around a center point.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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Players take turns adding shapes made of three squares to a grid. They try to fit their shapes on the grid in a way that blocks the other player.

free Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, young learners will explore shapes, textures, and geometries using household materials.

free Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners walk the sides and interior angles of various polygons drawn on the playground. As they do so, learners practice rotating clockwise 180° and 360°.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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This simple construction activity teaches the importance of architectural structure. Learners build and test designs for a paper "doghouse" strong enough to hold the weight of a jumbo dog biscuit.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 6 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity (on pages 41-47 of PDF), learners explore tesselating geometric patterns (repeated shapes, similar to the art of M.C. Escher).

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - adult 45 to 60 minutes
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Discover geometry by creating shapes from loops of paper. In this activity, paper loops transform to give you totally new structures when you cut them.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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In this math lesson, learners identify, describe, and construct the five regular polyhedra.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this great hands-on activity, learners use patterns to make a teepee from newspaper that they sit inside.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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In this activity, learners add squares to paper dominoes to make polyominoes.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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Straws and pipe cleaners are terrific materials for building models of pyramids and cubes.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners build a paper stellated rhombic dodecahedron, a three-dimensional 12-pointed star.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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In this four-day lesson, learners identify three-dimensional forms in castle design, research different parts of the castle with a focus on their uses, and design and enlarge a banner for the great ha

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 7 days
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These three short activities challenge groups to fit objects through paper and index cards: "Slots" presents the challenge for one learner to figure out which objects fit through a hole cut by another

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this hands-on activity, learners make New Year's Eve party hats out of wrapping paper. Learners use symmetry and measurement to cut out shapes they need to assemble the hats.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners will engineer a new shape and use it to create a new pattern with no wasted space.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners cut a shape into two equal sized pieces and use their knowledge of geometry and space to prove that the two parts are equal.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners discover how NASA engineers develop experimental aircraft.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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This math activity exposes early learners to a variety of three-dimensional objects. Learners bring geometric solids (everyday objects) from home.

free Ages 4 - 6 10 to 30 minutes