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Math Kit for Students at Home

For Parents K - 5th Standards
This toolkit of resources will help you find great math activities for students who may be learning remotely. The first few resources focus on grades K-5, one for each grade level. Following those are links to more resources, again with...
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Math Stars: A Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 6

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Think, question, brainstorm, and make your way through a newsletter full of puzzles and word problems. The resource includes 10 different newsletters, all with interesting problems, to give class members an out-of-the box math experience. 
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Math Stars: a Problem-Solving Newsletter Grade 7

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Put on your thinking caps because middle school math has never been more interesting in this huge resource full of thought provoking questions. Written as a newsletter, the resource has 10 two-page newsletters with a variety of...
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Vi and Sal Talk About the Mysteries of Benford's Law

For Students 10th - 12th
Challenge your students to come up with their own explanation of why this interesting mathematical law works! Sal, accompanied by Vi Hart, demonstrates BenfordÕs Law. They challenge the listeners to see if they can give an intuitive...
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Vi and Sal Talk About the Mysteries of Benford's Law

For Students 10th - 12th
Challenge your students to come up with their own explanation of why this interesting mathematical law works! Sal, accompanied by Vi Hart, demonstrates BenfordÕs Law. They challenge the listeners to see if they can give an intuitive...
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A Human Number Line: Teacher Notes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Twenty-one pieces of tagboard can lead your class to a greater understanding of integers when you use them to form a human number line. After creating this math tool, two strategies for adding and subtracting will have your...
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Converting Fahrenheit to Celsius

For Students 6th - 8th
Sal teaches students how to convert a temperature in Fahrenheit to its equivalent temperature in Celsius. He is explicit and very clear, which is good for those needing additional assistance or exposure to a particular topic.
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Green Cravings

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Build up a bag of green. Pupils determine the number of green Skittles in a snack bag and come up with a way to determine how many snack bags it would take to create one bag of only green Skittles. Classmates share their methods and...
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Happy Birthday to . . . Two?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
How many people do you need in a room before two likely share the same birthday? Scholars consider this puzzle by analyzing a set of data. They ponder how to divide the data and determine the proper size of a group for this event to...
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India: Crash Course History of Science #4

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Ever wonder where the ideas of land management and forestry came from? Welcome to ancient India! Travel back in time using a video, the fourth in the History of Science series. The narrator describes the relationship between science and...
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If You Can't Predict the Weather, How Can You Predict the Climate?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why is the weather man wrong so often? Young climatologists discover how chaos rules both weather and climate through a math-based activity. Using an iterative equation, the class examines how small day-to-day weather events total up to...
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Conjectures and Counterexamples: Lesson

For Students 9th - 11th
The first five are red, so they all must be red, right? As part of a larger playlist on basic geometry, the video walks through an example of a conjecture and counterexamples by using a scenario of pulling candy out of a bag.
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Inductive Reasoning: Lesson

For Students 6th - 12th
Let's get specific about the general conclusion. The video, a portion of an extensive geometry playlist, introduces inductive reasoning. Using patterns, the resource explains how inductive reasoning goes from the specific to general.
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NGSS: Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking

For Teachers K - 12th
The fifth practice in the Next Generation Science Standards covers using mathematics and computational thinking. Scholars and scientists watch a video that explains how they use these skills starting in early elementary, and becoming...
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Is the Universe Entirely Mathematical? Feat. Max Tegmark

For Students 9th - 12th
Does one formula or set of theorums explain everything in existance? A video ponders whether or not everything in the universe is entirely mathematical. 
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Tutorial: Creating the Sound of Hydrogen

For Students 10th - Higher Ed Standards
How do you create the sound of hydrogen? An interesting video explains how to use mathematical formulas and sound software to translate the spectrum of light that comes from hydrogen into a sound. The resource walks through each step...
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Algebraic Habits of Mind

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Math really is just one big puzzle waiting to be solved. Show learners that math can be intriguing and provide them with visually engaging problems and puzzles. The focus is on solving simple equations and looking at expressions. 
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Thinking Things Through Thoroughly

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Problem solving is a skill of its own. Learners use a variety of problems to encourage mental math and logic to get the correct answer. Guiding questions are provided along the way to encourage the right way of thinking to help tackle...
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Micro-Geography of the Number Line

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Young mathematicians dive into the number line to discover decimals and how the numbers infinitely get smaller in between. They click the zoom button a few times and learn that the number line doesn't just stop at integers. Includes a...
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Language of Algebra

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Don't rush into algebra, let learners visualize, guess, and predict their way to a successful math career. The introductory unit incorporates beginner algebraic concepts with shapes instead of variables. Young mathematicians use a...
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Math Games for Skills and Concepts

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
A 27-page packet full of math games and activities builds on algebra, measurement, geometry, fractional, and graphing skills. Young mathematicians participate in math games collaboratively, promoting teamwork and skills practice.
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Candy Machine

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
Using the concept of a candy vending machine, young mathematicians explore the sugar ratios found in different types of candy. Using the provided information, class members calculate and compare different ratios in order to find the...
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Mathematical Induction

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
While deductive reasoning is something many students are exposed to in everyday life, the rigor of inductive reasoning is often harder to grasp. This excellent skill builder presentation and worksheet breaks down mathematical induction...
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Egyptian Hieroglyphs

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Humans have been developing number systems for thousands of years, and while they can be very different from one another, they can also share surprising similarities. Take your young mathematicians on a journey through the history of...