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In this math lesson, learners determine and compare the rate of descent of various learner-constructed parachutes. Learners construct parachutes that will have maximum hang times. Learners then...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In 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...

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In this math lesson, learners play a game to identify the properties of prime, composite, abundant, deficient and perfect numbers. Learners use a game board comprised of the numbers from 1 to 30...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this math lesson, learners apply the concepts of ratio and proportion to determine the length of the Statue of Liberty's torch-bearing arm. Learners use chart paper, string, and rulers to...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this math lesson, learners learn how to construct stem and leaf plots. Learners first estimate the number of drops of water that will fit on the head of a penny. Learners write their guesses on...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In 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...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In 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...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In 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...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In this math lesson, learners apply mathematical modeling to solve a real-world storage problem, in which a manufacturing company is given two options for storing oil barrels. These options include...

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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In 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...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes