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• NCTM Illuminations
In this math lesson, learners create parallelograms from square sheets of paper and connect them to form octagons. During the construction, learners consider angle measures, segment lengths, and...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math activity, learners will play a game based on the Apache game "Throw Sticks," which was played at multi-nation celebrations. Learners will collect data, investigate the...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math activity, learners are challenged to create aluminum foil boats that will hold plastic bears until the boats sink. The lesson serves as a fun, hands-on way to collect data. Data from...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math activity, learners practice decision-making skills leading to a better understanding of choice versus chance and building the foundation of mathematical probability. SKUNK is a...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• NCTM Illuminations
Using the story "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County" by Mark Twain, learners simulate a jumping-frog contest and determine the distances "jumped." Learners record...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math activity, learners classify polygons according to more than one property at a time. In the context of a game, learners move from a simple description of shapes to an analysis of how...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 11 - 14 1 to 2 hours
• NCTM Illuminations
This lesson sets the stage for a discussion of travel in the solar system. Learners measure how far they can walk in 8 seconds. By considering a real-world, hands-on activity, learners develop...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
Positive and negative numbers become more than marks on paper when learners play this variation of the card game, Rummy. Engaged in a game involving both strategy and luck, learners build...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math activity, learners model a bungee jump using a Barbie® doll and rubber bands. The distance which the doll will fall is directly proportional to the number of rubber bands, so this...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
The rules of Krypto are amazingly simple—combine five numbers using the standard arithmetic operations to create a target number. Finding a solution to one of the more than 3 million possible...

free Ages 8 - 14 10 to 30 minutes