 # Junior/Intermediate Math

#### Historical figures in one minute

Students generate and analyze data to reveal issues of power, racial and gender inequality

#### Chain Game

Students are challenged to create a product that can be sold/traded on the “world market.” Soon enough, the market changes!

#### Perimeter Challenge

Students use square tiles to create various shapes and compare their perimeter lengths

#### Dragon’s Den in the Classroom

Students use data as evidence to convince a panel of judges that their project will be profitable

#### Displacement in large volumes of water

Students explore displacement in large volumes of water by experimenting on a smaller scale

#### The volume of a bathtub

Students learn about volume by exploring how objects displace water when submerged

#### Fractions and Decimals on a Number Line

Students use a number line to understand the relationship between fractions and their equivalent decimal forms

#### Sum of interior Angles of a Polygon

In this lesson, students will explore the relationship between the sums of interior angles in different polygons.

#### Thousands Black Jack

In this interactive game, students will use rounding and estimating to get as close to 2100 as possible.

#### Pythagorean Theorem

In these series of investigations, students explore and deepen their understanding of the Pythagorean Theorem.

#### Pattern Block Coordinates

Students will explore rational numbers using the cartesian plane in this interactive barrier game.

#### Pentomino Battleship

Students practice reading letter-number coordinates by playing a battleship game with a partner.

#### Metris: Multiplication + Tetris

Using dice, students work collaboratively to determine the length, width and area of a rectangle.

#### The Soroban

Students learn how to use the Soroban to build number sense and learn about place value

#### Mandala

Students design and construct a Mandala, while learning about its rich history, to develop numeric pattern skills

#### Visual Multiplication

Students learn about a way of visually representing the multiplication of multi-digit whole numbers.

#### Islamic Architecture

Learn how Islamic artists combine imagination and a geometric framework to create patterns seen around the world

#### Hypatia

Students will examine different historical figures in math and be exposed to historical ways of studying astronomy.

#### “Fibonacci” Sequence

Explore patterning and algebra through the Fibonacci sequence - something found again and again in nature and art

#### Exploring Tangrams

The history behind tangrams is a great way to explore composition, decomposition and spatial reasoning

#### Elasticity and the Role of Women in Mathematics

Learn about celebrated female mathematician Sophie Germain and her incredible work on elasticity

#### Egyptian Number System

Students explore the Egyptian Number System through a variety of games including bingo.