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• PBS
In this math lesson, learners estimate distances between landmarks and use a map and scales to determine the actual distances. Learners will also use proportional reasoning to measure these...

Over \$20 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
• NASA
In this two-part activity, learners map a navigation plan to get from Earth to Mars and back. In activity one, learners represent the orbital paths of Earth through dance and dramatic movement. In...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
• NASA
In this activity, learners construct hand-held altitude trackers. The device is a sighting tube with a marked water level that permits measurement of the inclination of the tube. Learners can use...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 2 hours
• NASA
In this small-group activity, learners assume the roles of pilots, air traffic controllers, and NASA scientists to solve five Air Traffic Control (ATC) problems. Learners examine different distance...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 18 1 to 7 days
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners measure, predict and determine the frequency of an event as it relates to how close Whirlybirds land to a target. In this simulation of a parachute jump competition,...

1 cent - \$1 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
• PBS
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
• PBS
In this math lesson, learners identify the relationship between the number of sides in a regular polygon and the number of struts needed to make each polygon rigid. Learners build polygons using...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes
• Twin Cities Public Television
This activity (located on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into tree growth rates. Groups of learners will count tree rings to determine each tree’s age. A thorough sample of...

\$10 - \$20 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
• NCTM Illuminations
In this series of 3 hands-on activities, learners develop and reinforce their understanding of hundredths as fractions, decimals, and percentages. Learners explore using candy pieces as they...

\$1 - \$5 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours
• Science Friday
In this activity, learners build a stuffed-animal zip line. Learners hold a cord against a wall, hook a cute stuffed animal onto it, let the animal slide down, and records its travel time. Use this...

\$5 - \$10 per group Ages 8 - 11 30 to 45 minutes