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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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In this activity (located on pages 23-24 of the PDF), learners are introduced to structural engineering and encouraged to practice goal-oriented building.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 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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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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In this activity, learners explore geometry and spatial relationships as they figure out how to arrange tables for a party.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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If you have 3-foot dowels and rubber bands, you can can started on this fun and open design challenge. You can make structures big and small: make it so you can fit your parent into it!

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 8 - adult 10 to 30 minutes
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In this activity, learners use things from the kitchen as building materials to explore how shapes contribute to the strength of different structures.

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 6 - 14 30 to 45 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 activity, learners arrange triangles together to make patterns to create paper quilts. Learners experiment with arranging the triangles in different ways to make various designs.

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes
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In this two-part math lesson, learners investigate problems that foster algebraic thinking across content strands. In the first part, learners explore even and odd numbers linked to quilts.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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In this design challenge activity, learners invent an emergency shelter that can fit a person and is sturdy and quick to build.

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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This hands-on activity shows you how to build basic architectural shapes out of toothpicks and gumdrops.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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In this engineering activity, learners construct sturdy geodesic structures out of gumdrops and toothpicks. Use this activity to explore engineering principles as well as sturdy shapes and triangles.

\$1 - \$5 per student Ages 6 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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In this group activity, learners make multi-sided polygons with string.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes
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In this activity, learners work together to make polygons (many-sided shapes) with string. Learners sit on the floor and hold onto a piece of string slid between their thumbs and index fingers.

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 4 - 8 30 to 45 minutes