October 17th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Classroom Idea: Graphing Favorite Books

Elementary School Resource Classroom Idea: Graphing Favorite Books In this activity, let students bring their favorite books to class and show them to each other. Have them discuss ways in which the books are similar or different. Have them choose one category of difference and sort the books on those categories. The books can be […]

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October 14th, 2022

High School Resource: Super Bridge by PBS

High School Resource Super Bridge by PBS This activity includes instructions for an in-class project about building model bridges and recognizing all the factors that building them incorporates. Related NY State Academic Standards: MST1.I.SI2.1, MST1.I.ED.1.3, MST1.C.C.ED.1.3, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, […]

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October 10th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Harvest Halloween

Elementary School Resource Harvest Halloween In this activity, first-grade students are asked to work with a partner to solve a problem about buying pumpkins. The problem could be made easier or more difficult by changing the total amount of money the pumpkins cost, or by asking each pair or group of students to find as […]

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September 16th, 2022

High School Resource: Classroom Idea: Testing an Odometer

High School Resource Classroom Idea: Testing an Odometer In this activity: An odometer is a device that measures how far a bicycle (or a car) travels. Sometimes an odometer is not adjusted accurately and gives readings which are consistently too high or too low. Paul did an experiment to check his bicycle odometer. He cycled […]

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September 12th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Classroom Idea: Counting Seashells

Elementary School Resource Classroom Idea: Counting Seashells In this activity, provide students with a variety of seashells to sort, classify, and count by shape, color, size, etc. in an activity center. Related NY State Academic Standards: PK.MD.2, PK.G.2, K.MD.3, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, […]

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May 2nd, 2022

Elementary School Resource: A Passion for Fractions by Teaching Channel

Elementary School Resource A Passion for Fractions by Teaching Channel This lesson idea video focuses on multiplying a fraction by a fraction. Related NY State Academic Standards: 5.NF.4.b, Math.MP.2.1, Math.MP.3.1, and more! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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March 11th, 2022

High School Resource: Collinear Points by Math Open Reference

High School Resource Collinear Points by Math Open Reference This page focuses on collinear points. Four draggable points are shown which the user can manipulate. Moving one point changes the location of the others so that they remain on the same imaginary line. A button controls whether or not the actual line is shown. The […]

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March 9th, 2022

Middle School Resource: Alternate Exterior Angles by Math Open Reference

Middle School Resource Alternate Exterior Angles by Math Open Reference This interactive web-based resource demonstrates the alternate exterior angles that are formed where a transversal crosses two lines. The interactive application shows the two possible pairs of angles alternating when in animation mode. By dragging the three lines, it can be seen that the angles […]

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March 7th, 2022

Elementary School Resource: Angle Quiz 1 by Math Open Reference

Elementary School Resource Angle Quiz 1 by Math Open Reference In this web-based practice, students are able to test their knowledge of angle types. Related NY State Academic Standards: 4.MD.5, 4.MD.5.a, and 4.MD.5.b! Be sure to check out our Educational Resources, featuring thousands of activities, lesson plans, constructed-response questions, rubrics, teacher resources, multimedia, and more!

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March 17th, 2021

High School Resource: New Angles on Art by NGA

High School Resource New Angles on Art by NGA Do art and math have anything in common? How do artists and architects use math to create their works? In these lessons, students will explore the intersection of math and art in the works of two artists and one architect for whom mathematical concepts (lines, angles, […]

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