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In this math activity, learners use a variety of sensory modalities to gain experiences with identifying, describing and creating repeating patterns.

Over \$20 per group Ages 4 - 6 1 to 2 hours
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Discover the wind's direction using bubbles, a map and a keen eye. Learners blow bubbles and note their general direction on a map, taking readings from different points around a building.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners create their own constellations and star patterns and write a short, descriptive story explaining the significance of their star pattern/constellation.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 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 create a mind and math puzzle that requires a three-dimensional solution.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity, learners use a laser pointer and two small rotating mirrors to create a variety of fascinating patterns, which can be easily and dramatically projected on a wall or screen.

Over \$20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity, learners of all ages will experiment with paint and printmaking.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 4 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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In this math lesson, learners use the setting of a flower-making fundraiser to explore a variety of patterns. Learners examine the patterns in a flower design made of triangles surrounding a square.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity, learners investigate whether more people are squares or rectangles. People with similarly sized heights and arm spans are classified as squares.

free Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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Create beautiful spirals by drawing a straight line. This sounds crazy, but you can with a turntable (a record player or lazy susan), paper, and pen.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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In this activity, learners explore a surprising method for calculating the mathematical constant pi, known as Buffon's Needle.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 11 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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Computers store drawings, photographs, and other pictures using only numbers. Through this activity, learners decode numbers to create pictures using the same process that computers use.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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Combine math and exercise with this activity. Learners count how many times in a row they can skip rope or throw and catch a ball.

free Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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In this craft activity, learners create a string of cut-out moons and stars.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - adult 30 to 45 minutes
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Make two firefly lanterns, then program them to blink to one another and change colors.

Over \$20 per group Ages 8 - adult 2 to 4 hours
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In this activity, learners use a laser pointer and two small rotating mirrors to create a variety of fascinating patterns, which can be easily and dramatically projected on a wall or screen.

Over \$20 per group Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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In this activity (located on page 10 of the PDF), learners explore the properties of spraying and dripping water, while making art.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 8 10 to 30 minutes
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Wheels aren't the only things that can "roll" objects that are placed on top of it. Make non-intuitive shapes from cutouts and a compass to demonstrate this.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 6 - 18 5 to 10 minutes
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This math challenge, played with two players or a whole group, engages your problem solving skills.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 6 - 11 5 to 10 minutes
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In this activity, learners examine ways that Native Americans of the Southwest express their relationship with nature through art.

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 4 - 11 30 to 45 minutes