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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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    NCTM Illuminations
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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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    NRICH
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    In this math game, learners throw dice and place the numbers in one of four boxes. Learners repeat this three more times and the learner with the largest four digit numbers is the winner. Learners...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 14 5 to 10 minutes
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    PBS
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    In this math lesson, learners are given 15 chips and a number line labeled from 2-12. They are instructed to place their 15 chips on the numbers which they think will represent the sums when two...

    free Ages 11 - 14 45 to 60 minutes
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    New York Hall of Science
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    This activity lets you program your 'robot' (a willing friend) to pick up and dispose of some 'toxic waste' using as few commands as possible. Learners create command cards ...

    1 cent - $1 per group Ages 8 - 18 10 to 30 minutes
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    Twin Cities Public Television
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    This activity (on page 2 of the PDF) is a full inquiry investigation into tug-of-war physics. Groups of learners will test two tug-of-war strategies. Which is better: a team of a few big kids or...

    $10 - $20 per group Ages 8 - 14 2 to 4 hours
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    Children's Museum Of Houston
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    This is a deceptively simple game to teach strategy, planning, and pattern analysis. In this game, learners take turns removing tokens from a board, and develop a plan to take the last piece....

    free Ages 4 - 14 10 to 30 minutes
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    Oregon Museum of Science and Industry
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    This lesson (on pages 46-55 of PDF) features two strategy board games -- one from Ghana and one from China. The first game, Achi, is a cross between checkers and tic-tac-toe. After pieces are...

    1 cent - $1 per student Ages 8 - 14 45 to 60 minutes