Events

Iluminations: Estimating Volume by Counting on Frank
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this lesson, students read the book Counting on Frank.

Illuminations: Football Finances
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In this activity, students analyze pictures of football stands to make estimates related to the attendance at the Super Bowl.

Mystery Science: How Much Water Is In the World?
Mystery Science

In this Mystery, students use estimation and graphing to discover the surprising difference in the amounts of fresh and salt water on Earth.

Illuminations: Competing Coasters
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

In these activities, students look at attributes that vary from coaster to coaster, attributes that make each scream machine uniquely thrilling.

SciGirls Connect: Take It in Stride
SciGirls Connect

The Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans recommends that youth (ages 6-17) engage in at least one hour of physical activity daily.

Illuminations: Parking at the Mall
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students participate in an activity in which they develop number sense in and around the shopping mall.

youcubed: Feet Under the Table
youcubed (Stanford University)

In this task, a group of children sit around a table. Without peeking, they figure out how many feet are under the table.

Illuminations: Water, Water
Illuminations (National Council of Teachers of Mathematics)

Students compare the amount of water they use in daily life with the amount allotted for each person each day on a Space Shuttle.

youcubed: Estimating Dots (K)
youcubed (Stanford University)

This activity is a valuable opportunity for students to think about estimation and making visual justifications related to the approximate number system.

NRICH: Estimation Station
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

his activity involves filling a jar with small objects to encourage estimation and counting skills.

youcubed: How Close to 25 (K-2)
youcubed (Stanford University)

This activity is a valuable opportunity for students to count, visualize number quantity, think about estimation, and to make visual justifications related to the approximate number system.

NRICH: Beat the Clock
NRICH (University of Cambridge)

Children use everyday language to talk about time, to compare quantities and to solve problems