Some of our activities that are good for at-home learning

We've got hundreds of great activities that demonstrate how math happens all around us.  Let your student choose an activity that interests him/her and enjoy the discoveries.

Pythagorean Theorem

Pythagorean Theorem

Use this activity to help your students discover the Pythagorean theorem. Pythagorean theorem work is often skill and drill work ...
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Legos

Legos

Act One: The world record for the tallest structure made of Legos was set in Seoul, South Korea.  Check out ...
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Penny Wars

Penny Wars

Act One: Check out all of the pennies! What questions come to mind? If you want the most money, which ...
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Is this possible?

Is this possible?

Brian Shoemaker, a Newton, MA mathematics teacher, saw this Dunkin Donuts Mazda traveling down the road.  He wondered if that ...
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Monopoly 2014

Monopoly 2014

In the board game, Monopoly, does a property’s distance from GO correlate to its rent when you land on it ...
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Whole lot of cookies

Whole lot of cookies

Jennifer Fairbanks from Hopkinton, MA sent us this picture of the cookies that she baked in 4 hours using 13 ...
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The size of chocolates

The size of chocolates

In this activity students approximate the volume (through finding surface area) of three different pieces of chocolate.  The chocolates are ...
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Souvenirs and concessions

Souvenirs and concessions

Brian has introduced systems of equations with easy, motivating problems that deal with the cost of stadium purchases for food ...
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Ladder figuring

Ladder figuring

Brian can't even go to his town's spring festival without seeing math. Let your class approximate the height or length ...
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How much caffeine?

How much caffeine?

We stumbled upon this interesting caffeine infographic at visual.ly. Wonderings? How many McDonalds coffees do I need to get the same ...
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