# Math

Math (X) - Primary (X) - Elementary (X)

## Clumsy Witch

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The Clumsy Witch has brewed ten potions. Each potion contains twelve ingredients - but unfortunately, she forgot one ingredient in each potion and put one in twice. The potions (large tiles) are placed on the track on the game board, the witch is put anywhere between two potions.

Primary
Elementary
Content Area:
Math
Special Education
Play Time:
15 min.

## The Coffins of Pa-debehu-Aset

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Lesson plans and activities from the Memorial Art Gallery in Rochester designed for young children to learn about Ancient Egypt in Art, Math, Music, ELA, Science, and Social Studies. Incorporates museum collection into learning.

## Whole Number Subtraction (Online Textbook)

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Have you ever seen seals at the zoo? They are fascinating animals.

Jonah loves working with the seals. In fact, he learns more and more about them every day. One day when he arrived at work, Jonah discovered that there had been a new baby seal pup born the night before. The workers at the zoo had weighed the new pup and his mother just that morning. The mother seal had weighed 157 pounds when she had been weighed alone. The combined weight of both the Mother and pup was 171 pounds.

What did the new pup weigh?

## Whole Number Multiplication (Online Textbook)

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Have you ever wondered how much fish a seal can eat?

## Pearl Diver

Navigate the number line while diving among shipwrecks and sunken ruins. Will you find a pearl, or an old boot? Watch out for the electric eel! Pearl Diver teaches properties of numbers, how to plot numbers, how to visualize quantity on the number line, how to order numbers, and how to use the number line as a visual model for mathematical operations.

## Piñata Fever

In this math game you’re the host of a crazy piñata party. To keep the party pumping you need to keep the candy jar topped up – and the only way to get more candy is by smashing piñatas!

These colourful, goody-stuffed toys descend slowly from the top of the play area. You must move quickly to intercept them by adding and subtracting positive and negative numbers. Once in position, smash open the piñatas to release their tasty treats! Think fast because if you run out of candy, the party’s over!

## Prices! Prices! Prices! Why They Go Up and Down

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Copies: 6

Sometimes prices go up and up and up. Then they suddenly crash. Why? In simple language and with colorful graphics and amusing characters, this picture book explains the basic laws of supply and demand, using examples kids will understand, such as dueling lemonade stands on the same block. Terms such as "fixed costs" and "variable costs" are clearly explained, and a glossary as well as a helpful graphic summary are included.

## I See a Pattern Here

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Copies: 6

Patterns are fascinating! They can be so beautiful that people come from all over the world to see them, or so familiar you hardly notice them. They appear everywhere: beehives, dinner plates, even the bottoms of your shoes!
With stunning photographs that show diverse examples from nature and artwork around the world, Bruce Goldstone reveals the secrets behind patterns--and gives you some fun ideas for making your own.

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Uses a trip into the woods to teach basic arithmetic. Describes addends, sums, the commutative property of addition, and the associative property of addition. Also includes color photographs and a glossary of words found in the text.

## Division with Toys

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Introduces young readers to division through everyday situations. Features simple text, full-color photographs, a glossary, and a list of resources for further study.

## Graphing in the Desert

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Readers use graphing methods to keep track of the different things they see in a desert. Defines terms such as bar graph, circle graph, icon, key, line graph, and pictograph.

## Holiday Fractions

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Uses bright illustrations with specific Holiday objects to teach young students how to work with fractions.

## Measuring at Home

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Uses unique photographs and simple instructions to teach children how to measure a variety of things around their home including some measurements in recipes.

## Money at the Store

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Teaches money and counting concepts through a story about two boys who go to the grocery store to buy items to make ice cream sundaes.

## Multiplication on the Farm

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Introduces multiplication concepts as seen on a farm. Elements counted include pigs, horseshoes, eggs, and cornstalks.