Phil Tulga: Pattern Block Rock
Phil Tulga

The Pattern Block Rock activity connects your knowledge of geometric shapes and equivalency to musical notes and rhythms.

Peter Weatherall: Polygon Song - Just a Boring Square
Peter Weatherall

Learn the names of the polygons with Peter Weatherall’s Polygon Song.

The Kennedy Center: The Art of Baseball
The Kennedy Center

In this 3-5 lesson, students will explore the sport of baseball to design and construct a model baseball field.

The Kennedy Center: Mandalas, Polygons, and Symmetry
The Kennedy Center

In this 6-8 lesson, students will create mandalas using mathematical concepts and skills.

Math Game Time: Four Piece Tangram
Math Game Time

In this free math game, use the tangrams to make the pictures.

Crash Course Kids: Hunting for Properties - Episode #9.1
Crash Course Kids

In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks about what properties are and how we can measure them to tell us more about an object.

youcubed: Squares To Stairs
youcubed (Stanford University)

This is a great task. To introduce this task ask students to think on their own about how they see the shape growing.

youcubed: Squares Upon Squares
youcubed (Stanford University)

We often see growth pattern tasks that focus on numerical questions like “How many squares are in the 100th case?” or “How many squares are in the nth case?”

youcubed: Framing Rectangles (3-5)
youcubed (Stanford University)

In this activity students get creative with making rectangles out of square tiles.

youcubed: Framing Rectangles (1-2)
youcubed (Stanford University)

In this activity students get creative with making rectangles out of square tiles.

youcubed: Framing Rectangles (K)
youcubed (Stanford University)

In this activity students get creative with making rectangles out of square tiles.

youcubed: Shapes Task (3-12)
youcubed (Stanford University)

This is a rich activity that prompts wonderful discussions between students, allowing them to see pattern growth and develop meaning for it.