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#### Frozen Fruit

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this "Sid the Science Kid" activity, learners observe reversible change while thinking about ways to make ice melt. Learners freeze a piece of fruit in an ice cube and then explore...

#### Algebra: Aw Chute!

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn 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...

#### Chances Are: OH NO! Look Out Below for a UFO

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners predict and simulate the likelihood of an event occurring. Using an inflatable globe of the earth, learners simulate where a UFO would impact with the surface of the...

#### 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...

#### Probability: Chances Are

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners identify the likelihood of an event by using a walk-on probability scale. Learners are encouraged to evaluate the chance of given events occurring and assigning the...

#### 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...

#### 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...

#### Chances Are: It's a Mystery to Me

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners extend their understanding of basic probability concepts as they learn to name all of the possible outcomes of an event as well as ways to express the likelihood of...

#### 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...

#### Quadratic Functions: Toothpicks and Transformations

PBSAdd to list DetailsIn this math lesson, learners explore transformations and quadratic functions through toothpick patterns. Learners examine the mathematical pattern that emerges as they build a geometric design...