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Telephone Talk


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    Children's Museum Of Houston

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Telephone Talk

In this math activity, learners find patterns in telephone numbers. Learners explore how these handy tricks can help them remember number sequences as well as how companies use these patterns to help people remember the phone numbers for their businesses. This activity guide contains a material list, sample questions to ask, literary connections, extensions, and alignment to local and national standards.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
5 to 10 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
1 cent - $1 per group of students

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 8

Resource Types:
Activity, Lesson/Lesson Plan

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • Phone
  • Crayons and paper

Subjects


  • Engineering and Technology
    • Technology
      • Information and Communication
  • Mathematics
    • Algebra
      • Patterns
    • Data Analysis and Probability
      • Data Analysis
    • Problem Solving
    • Reasoning and Proof
    • Representation

Informal Categories


  • Electronics

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves teamwork and communication skills
  • Uses STEM to solve real-world problems
  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

Other


Includes alignment to state and/or national standards

This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Children's Museum of Houston,

Funding Source:

  • ExxonMobil

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