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### KenKen for Younger Learners

Pre-K-2
In this lesson, students practice addition (subtraction optional) and deductive reasoning skills to solve KenKen puzzles.

### Investigating Functions with a Ferris Wheel: Distance vs. Height

Investigating Functions with a Ferris Wheel: Distance vs. Height A Web Sketchpad activity helps students make sense of relationships between quantities, in this case the way that the distance a car travels around a Ferris wheel covaries with its height. &lt;iframe src="/tools/ferriswheel/FerrisWheel_

### Investigating Functions with a Ferris Wheel: Distance vs. Width

Investigating Functions with a Ferris Wheel: Distance vs. Width A Web Sketchpad activity helps students make sense of relationships between quantities, in this case the way that the distance a car travels around a Ferris wheel covaries with its "width" or horizontal distance from the center of the Ferris wheel

### Is the Last Banana Game Fair?

6-8
This lesson is based on the MTLT article, “ Is the Last Banana Game Fair?” by Patrick Sullivan. The lesson engages students in simulations to calculate experimental probabilities and confirm those results by examining theoretical probabilities.

### Two Ways to Pay for Class Party Juice Boxes

3-5
This lesson is based on the MTLT article, “Inquiry + Math Workshop Model = Success!” by Tutita M. Casa, Kathryn O'Connor, and Emma Dearborne. The lesson demonstrates the use of a workshop model that engages students in developing strategies to solve an authentic multiplication task.

### Revealing the Story in Hydrographs from Hurricane Harvey

3-5, 6-8
This lesson is based on the MTLT article, “Making Meaning of Numbers from a Historic Storm" by Ming Tomayko. The lesson uses media coverage of a natural disaster to support students' development of quantitative literacy.

### Forecast Accuracy

People are apt to complain about weather forecasts and their accuracy. This is your chance to do something about them - or at least to understand their accuracy. In this lesson, students will gather data and crunch numbers to find out whether the weather forecasters are doing their jobs. Read the story behind Forecast Accuracy here.

### Flat Cans

Aluminum cans get thrown out and run over - flattened. And when they do they provide a vehicle for students to construct their understanding of some important aspects of volume and surface area. Read the story behind Flat Cans here.

### Tidal Math

Tides are phenomenal forces at work on our watery planet every day and all the time. As they tune in to tides at stations of their own choosing students will develop conceptual understanding of how a rate may be represented as the slope of a graph. Read the story behind Tidal Math here

### Leafy Math

Leaves are everywhere and they're awesome. Let students gather up some of their own and use them in your classroom to develop a clearer understanding of reflection (line) symmetry. Read the story behind Leafy Math here.