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The learner will ask yes-no questions to identify a secret shape (similar to Twenty Questions). Build understanding of shapes and logic skills with this game for all ages.

free Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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This activity explores the main algorithms that are used as the basis for searching on computers, using different variations on the game of battleships.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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In this math activity, learners play a game similar to 20 Questions, in which learners must identify a secret number drawn from a bag.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - 8 5 to 10 minutes
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This lesson (on pages 46-55 of PDF) features two strategy board games -- one from Ghana and one from China. The first game, Achi, is a cross between checkers and tic-tac-toe.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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The popular sudoku puzzles use numbers, but the game could played with any set of 9 different objects!

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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This lesson plan revolves around studying the speciation of the Galápagos mockingbirds, which are on display at the California Academy of Sciences.

free Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity, learners help a poor cartographer color in the countries on a map, making sure each country is colored a different color than any of its neighbors.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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In this math activity, challenge learners to make two equal rows from eight different paper strips. Learners can explore the many ways they can solve this problem.

free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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In this activity, learners will put a set of containers in order by capacity. Would the tallest container hold more or less water than the wide, short one?

free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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In this activity, learners play a game from India similar to Tic-Tac-Toe. Players take turns placing coins on the game board and sliding the coins along the spaces.

free Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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This is a deceptively simple game to teach strategy, planning, and pattern analysis. In this game, learners take turns removing tokens from a board, and develop a plan to take the last piece.

free Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners play a game similar to Tic-Tac-Toe. In this version, learners try NOT to get three-in-a-row. The player who gets three-in-a-row first loses!

free Ages 6 - 11 Under 5 minutes
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In this activity, the learner asks yes-no questions to identify a secret object (similar to Twenty Questions). This game is easy to adapt for different ages and different kinds of contexts.

free Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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As learners play this challenging strategy game, they build understanding of area and perimeter. On each turn, a player draws a line between two dots next to each other on the grid.

free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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This strategy game has simple rules but can be a challenge. Players start with an empty hexagonal grid. On each turn, a player initials one empty hexagon on the grid.

free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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As learners play this game, they develop logic, geometry, and spatial visualization skills. Players start out with an empty hexagonal grid.

free Ages 4 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this card game, learners make two sets of three cards that are alike. Learners must justify to the rest of the players why the three cards belong in each set.

free Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this hands-on activity, learners use toothpicks to build different triangles and squares and then use the toothpicks to build and solve some tricky shape puzzles.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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In this math activity, learners guess a secret number between 1 and 100 in a three-player game.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this math activity, learners create a magic turtle where all the rows, columns and diagonals add up to fifteen.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes