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• 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
This lesson emphasizes the connections between science and mathematics by using a performance, or authentic, assessment format. Learners examine the relative size of the heart and discover that the...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 8 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 lesson, learners participate in activities to develop concepts of measurement and statistics. Learners are asked to measure distances using non-standard units and to record their...

1 cent - \$1 per student Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math activity, learners are presented with a problem: two bowls are suspended from the ceiling by springs. One bowl is lower than the other. In one bowl, you can only place marbles; in the...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 14 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this math meets engineering activity, learners make paper airplanes and explore attributes related to increasing flight distances. Each learner collects data from three flights of the airplane...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 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

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