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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 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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    This lesson focuses on the observation of properties and the classification of objects to build ideas about variables. Learners compare buttons to identify similarities and differences. In addition...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this three-day (or three-part) math lesson, learners represent the number eight in writing and with a variety of manipulatives related to spiders. Learners construct sets of eight by cutting...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 4 - 8 2 to 4 hours
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    This lesson focuses learners on the concept of 1,000,000. It allows learners to see firsthand the sheer size of 1 million, while at the same time providing learners with an introduction to sampling...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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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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    This lesson initiates the development of skills in collecting and recording data. First, learners read "Freckle Juice" by Judy Blume. Then, learners collect data about a partner's...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this math activity, learners read "Frog and Toad Are Friends" and use clues to sort and classify buttons. This is a great activity to connect mathematics to children's literature.

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this math meets physics lesson, learners encounter the magical effect of reflection as they use a mirror to visually experience the concept of doubling quantities. This experience focuses...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 4 - 8 45 to 60 minutes
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    In this math lesson, learners read the poem "Shapes" from "A Light in the Attic" by Shel Silverstein. Then, learners create their own illustration of the poem. In this lesson,...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 11 45 to 60 minutes

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