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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math activity, younger learners select items from a menu and count out the total amount needed using the fewest bills and coins possible. Older learners determine fractions, decimals, and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    IEEE
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    In this activity, learners design, build, test and redesign a display tower that will meet a specific set of criteria and constraints. Learners apply the engineering design process to solve the...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 18 2 to 4 hours
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    In this math lesson, learners examine pennies and dimes and model subtraction as they listen to a children’s book ("Alexander Who Used to Be Rich Last Sunday" by Judith Viorst). Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners identify and compare unit costs of given items. Learners use computation skills, problem solving and number sense to find the cost of an ounce of cereal. Learners...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Exploratorium
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    In this chemistry activity, learners explore the amount of copper in a new penny. Learners use toilet bowl cleaner to hollow out the interior of a penny with zinc inside. This experiment will...

    $1 - $5 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 7 days
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    NCTM Illuminations
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    In this math lesson, learners listen to a poem about money from Shel Silverstein's "Where the Sidewalk Ends" and examine a quarter. Learners find sets of coins equivalent to a...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    WNET
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    In this Cyberchase activity, roll the die and count off spaces on the game board to earn money and collect CyberSquad autographs. To win the game, be the first to buy four different autographs....

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 10 to 30 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners use the setting of a flower-making fundraiser to explore a variety of patterns. Learners examine the patterns in a flower design made of triangles surrounding a square...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 6 - 11 1 to 2 hours
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    Lunar and Planetary Institute
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    In this activity, learners are invited to imagine the park of their dreams! In small groups, learners place moveable pieces on a grid, iterating on their plan together to create a plan for a...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math game, learners figure discounts and/or profit increases for various food totals. Learners add decimals to $100. This lesson guide includes a game board, cards, and spinner as well as...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes

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