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    In this math lesson, learners create parallelograms from square sheets of paper and connect them to form octagons. During the construction, learners consider angle measures, segment lengths, and...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 11 - 18 1 to 2 hours
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    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
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    In this math activity, learners are challenged to create aluminum foil boats that will hold plastic bears until the boats sink. The lesson serves as a fun, hands-on way to collect data. Data from...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    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
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    In this math lesson, learners play the role of a consumer as they learn how to use different combinations of coins to make money amounts up to 25 cents. Learners earn money and save it in their...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this math lesson, learners search for hidden ducks in the room without collecting the ducks and design their own method for keeping track of what they find. Discussion follows to compare methods...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    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
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    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
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    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
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    In this investigation, learners determine the amount of each ingredient needed to make brownies, and then they figure out how to divide the brownies evenly among the group. This lesson helps...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 11 1 to 2 hours

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