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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    In this puzzle, learners investigate the decisions involved in linking a network between houses in a muddy city. It can lead on to a discussion of minimal spanning tree algorithms for optimizing...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 18 30 to 45 minutes
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    NCTM Illuminations
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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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    The Actuarial Foundation
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    In this math activity, learners play a game of "baseball" and analyze the results of the game. Learners roll dice to play the "baseball" game -- different dice rolls represent...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 30 to 45 minutes
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    NASA
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    In this space science activity, learners explore transits and the conditions when a transit may be seen. Learners use models to investigate how a planet's size and distance from its star...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    University of Nebraska State Museum
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    In this multi-faceted game (on pages 25-35), learners recreate what happens to creatures in the Brazilian rain forest as they grow from egg to adult—especially those that use fallen, empty Brazil...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    NOAA
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    In this activity, learners explore how the area of Arctic sea ice has changed over recent years. First, learners graph the area of Arctic sea ice over time from 1979 to 2007. Then, learners use...

    free Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 3 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into how "bounciness" relates to the distance a ball will fly when hit off a batting tee. Groups of learners will...

    $5 - $10 per group Ages 8 - 14 1 to 2 hours
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners predict, interpret, and sketch graphs of functions related to the shapes of bottles. A measure of water is poured into a container. Learners graph this as an ordered...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    In this activity, learners use a fictitious map of "Tourist Town" and counters to problem solve how to place ice-cream vans on street intersections so that every other intersection is...

    $1 - $5 per group Ages 11 - 18 45 to 60 minutes
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    Computer Science Unplugged
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    In this activity, learners help a poor cartographer color in the countries on a map, making sure each country is colored a different color than any of its neighbors. Through this exercise, learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 6 - 18 30 to 45 minutes

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