The Math Explorer: Games and Activities for Middle School Youth Groups / Edition 1

The Math Explorer: Games and Activities for Middle School Youth Groups / Edition 1

by Pat Murphy, Lori Lamberton, Pearl Tesler, Exploratorium
     
 

ISBN-10: 1559535407

ISBN-13: 9781559535403

Pub. Date: 10/28/2004

Publisher: Key Curriculum Press

The Math Explorer was developed by education professionals at the Exploratorium—San Francisco’s acclaimed hands-on museum of science, art, and human perception. The activities in this book apply the hands-on teaching methods that work so well in science to teaching and learning about mathematics.

This collection of carefully tested

Overview

The Math Explorer was developed by education professionals at the Exploratorium—San Francisco’s acclaimed hands-on museum of science, art, and human perception. The activities in this book apply the hands-on teaching methods that work so well in science to teaching and learning about mathematics.

This collection of carefully tested activities—games, puzzles, experiments, and projects—provides appealing opportunities for practicing a variety of mathematical skills, using easy-to-find tools and materials. From problem solving and graphing, to fractions and ratios, the activities are easy and engaging. Best of all, they make math fun.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781559535403
Publisher:
Key Curriculum Press
Publication date:
10/28/2004
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction

Read This First!

Which Activities Should I Do?

Playing Games

Fast Times

Tricks and Puzzles

Cool Things to Make

Looking Up

Tools You Can Make And Use

A Note About Metric Conversions

NCTM Content and Process Standards

Glossary

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