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A Measure of Health
Age range: 8-11
Learning skills: nutrition, math, cooperation and collaboration
Activity description: Combine math concepts, nutrition, a little fruit, and some ice. Blend well and serve. Delicious!

Secret Codes
Age Range: 8-10
Learning skills: problem solving, analysis, communication
Activity Description: Students make and decipher several different codes, and begin constructing their own rules for a code. NEW!

Fun with Budgets
Age Range: 8-10
Learning skills: budgeting, estimation, problem-solving, addition and multiplication
Activity Description: Students examine the elements that go into making and maintaining a budget. NEW!

Crafty Combinations
Age Range: 8-11
Learning skills: making lists, tables and tree diagrams; basic multiplication
Activity Description: Students examine the methods of showing all possible ways that two or more sets of objects can be combined. NEW!

Factors at Play
Age Range: 8-11
Learning skills: factoring, art
Activity Description: In this activity, your students use an art project to learn about the the concepts of factoring and prime factorization.

Bouncing Off the Wall
Age Range: 8-11
Learning skills: estimation, angles, problem solving
Activity Description: In this activity, students will use estimation to predict the angle of a bouncing ball. NEW!

Let's Look for Patterns!
Age Range: 8-10
Learning skills: patterns, art, U.S. history
Activity Description: In this activity, developed especially for afterschool, students learn about math, history and literature by reading about and designing quilts. Sew cool.

Moving to the Frontier
Age Range: 9-12
Learning skills: arithmetic and budgeting, U.S. history
Activity Description: By deciding what supplies to buy for a trip to the American frontier in the 1800s, kids learn about budgeting the old-fashioned way.

Don't Box Me In!
Age Range: 9-11
Learning skills: understand and construct 3-dimensional shapes
Activity Description: In this activity, kids work together to make funky 3-D shapes -- and they learn about geometry at the same time.

Collecting and Understanding Data
Age Range: 6-8
Learning skills: representing data visually
Activity Description: Kids find out how to gather and sort information by playing that they own a restaurant that caters to pancake-mad monsters.

Sort It Out!
Age Range: 8-12
Learning skills: logical reasoning
Activity Description: In this activity, kids use logical use logical reasoning skills -- and a bunch of loopy string -- to sort objects and pictures into overlapping groups.
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Pattern Play
Age Range: 8-12
Learning skills: algebra, patterns
Activity Description: Using the Cyber Pattern Player, kids can create audio patterns visually. It's music to your eyes.
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Dr. Marbles's Gotcha Game
Age Range: 8-12
Learning skills: problem solving
Activity Description: In this activity, also called "Mealtime Math," students use sugar packets or other items to play a centuries-old game. A sweet way to learn about the power of prime numbers.


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