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.

Saffron and paella

Saffron and paella

In order to cook Paella (a delicious Spanish rice dish) I needed to buy Saffron spice.  It was hugely expensive ...
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Doubling your money

Doubling your money

My friend and I were arguing about how long it would take me to double my investment amounts.  How will ...
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How large a TV should I get?

How large a TV should I get?

This is a great looking room, but do you see what is wrong with this picture? Whether you are in ...
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How much should you spend on this sale?

How much should you spend on this sale?

This activity can be used in a large range of grade levels.  Your class can work on percents, linear equations or ...
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How much does a Lego cost?

How much does a Lego cost?

This is a three act task, with an activity guide.  Show students the act one video.  What questions do they ...
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How Many Pennies did Otha Save?

How Many Pennies did Otha Save?

Otha Anders used picking up pennies as a way to remember to pray.  In this 3-act activity we try to ...
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How much did the temperature change in Boston?

How much did the temperature change in Boston?

It's been a crazy winter of extremes through much of the United States. Here's an article, from the February 17, ...
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Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Disney's animated movie, Tangled, came out in 2010. We've shown students some of the Brothers Grimm's original fairy tale along ...
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Radiation amounts

Radiation amounts

This investigation will help you and your students to better understand the magnitude of normal, background radiation and the more ...
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Parabolic Pee

Parabolic Pee

Mr. Mark's new little baby can make some amazingly tall streams.  Give your class a little chuckle as you introduce ...
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