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#### Measurement: Million Dollar Giveaway

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners apply measurement skills to determine, in dollar bills, the capacity of a suitcase. In a fictional scenario, the prize for winning a radio contest will provide the...

#### How Do We Convert Mechanical Energy into Electrical Energy?

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this activity, learners use a compass, powerful magnet, and copper magnet wire to build a special generator known as a dynamo. Learners observe what happens to the compass needle when the magnet...

#### Measurement: Bubble Mania

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners practice measurement skills as they examine a soap bubble print. Learners follow a recipe to make a soap bubble solution. They use the soapy solution to blow large...

#### Number Sense and Computation: An Apple a Day

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners make estimates to analyze the number of apples per acre, and visualize the magnitude of one million. Using the thematic setting of Johnny Appleseed, learners practice...

#### Probability: Rock Around The Clock

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners apply the Monte Carlo method of simulation to determine a reasonable estimate. Learners are introduced to the problem of determining a reasonable number of packs of...

#### Patterns and Functions: Fill 'er Up

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners predict, interpret, and sketch graphs of functions related to the shapes of bottles. A measure of water is poured into a container. Learners graph this as an ordered...

#### Geometry: Let's Face It

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners identify, describe, and construct the five regular polyhedra. Learners are introduced to the idea of three-dimensional figures by first reviewing polygons and regular...

#### Blazing the Trail

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners estimate distances between landmarks and use a map and scales to determine the actual distances. Learners will also use proportional reasoning to measure these...

#### Probability: Remove One

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners are given 15 chips and a number line labeled from 2-12. They are instructed to place their 15 chips on the numbers which they think will represent the sums when two...

#### Statistics: Steppin' Out

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners construct box-and-whisker plots to analyze and compare data sets. Learners investigate whether or not long-legged people run faster than short-legged people. Learners...