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### Customary Measurement Scavenger Hunt

Students locate 25 different items showcasing customary or standard measurement. Students work independently or in small groups.Supplemental and optional activities are included so that project can be individualized. Students complete self-evaluation.

### Basic Geometry Scavenger Hunt

This geometry scavenger hunt highlights lines, segments, rays, and angles. Students are required to locate 28 examples. Examples could be found in clothing, gift wrap or fabric, clocks, sports equipment, maps, playgrounds, etc. Once items are located, students create a picture book with titles, pictures and sentences.

### The ABC's of Geometry

This picture book project is intended for grades 4-7. Students, working independently or in small groups, locate a geometry term for each letter of the alphabet ("A": angle, acute angle, adjacent angle, area, arc). Picture book includes title, example and sentence on each page.

### Decimals Scavenger Hunt

This scavenger hunt project requires students to locate 22 items containing decimals. Students use the internet, newspapers and magazines to locate items, as well as find household items that contain decimals (cover of a box of cereal). Supplemental, optional, and culminating activities are listed.

### Percent Scavenger Hunt

This project requires students to locate 26 different items that use percents: commission, sales tax, percent of change, percents on products found in the home, to name a few. Supplemental, culminating, optional activities are given. Various methods of individualizing this project are also given so that project can be adjusted for student needs.

### Geometry Basics: Polygons

This booklet lists all geometry terms relating to polygons introduced in elementary and middle school. There are: 28 Terms Relating to All Polygons 23 Terms Relating to Triangles 12 Terms Relating to Quadrilaterals 9 Terms Relating to Other

### Metrics Scavenger Hunt

This project lists 20 items for students to locate, with the items showing metric measurement, from household items to tools. Students also find distances between cities using metrics, as well as lengths, heights and weights of everyday objects. Students can work independently or in groups.Supplemental and optional activities are listed for modification by grade level.

### Scavenger Hunt: Polyhedrons

This project requires students to locate 40 different examples of polyhedrons. Students use catalogs, ads, magazines, newspapers or the internet to locate furniture, food products, patio designs, fencing, etc., that include polyhedrons. Students also must find surface area and volume of one prism and one pyramid.

### Fractions Scavenger Hunt

This scavenger hunt for fractions requires students to locate fractions in 24 different places, such as cookbooks, newspapers, cereal boxes, measuring spoons and cups, to name a few. Supplemental, alternate, and optional activities are listed, as well as an evaluation.

### Polyhedron Mobile Project

This project could be a combined art/math class activity. Nets for 5 prisms, 5 pyramids and 5 platonic solids, as well as nets for cylinders and cones, are included. Step-by-step instruction given, as well as alternate, supplemental and culminating activities, such as giving number of faces, edges, vertices or solving for surface area and volume of solids.

### Scavenger Hunt: Circles, Cylinders, Cones & Spheres

This project requires students to locate 26 items in the shape of circles, cylinders, cones or spheres. Items include those found in nature, clothing, gift wrap, quilts, household products, coins, buttons, logos, etc. Students then make a poster divided into sections with titles and objects then displayed.

### Scavenger Hunt: 101 Ways to Use Math Every Day

Use this math scavenger hunt as a team building activity! Students prepare picture book, video, power point, or poster showcasing ways they interact with math throughout the day--for example: bed ~ prism; cereal bowl ~ hemisphere.Discussion questions, sample answer key, writing activity and rubric included.

### Geometry Basics: Angles

This 12-page booklet lists 20 terms relating to angles. All 20 terms are introduced in elementary and middle school. Vocabulary terms include definitions, drawings, symbols, and examples of facts where appropriate. Types of angles included range from the basics--acute, right, obtuse, to move complex--reflex, corresponding, vertical, adjacent, etc.By Math Fan

### Consumer Math: Choosing an Apartment

Students work in groups to evaluate three different types of apartments. Students use a handout listing 38 different qualities of apartment living: security, deposits, square footage, renter's insurance, access to shopping, dining, entertainment, etc.

### Kinds of Graphs: 18 Mini-Posters

These 18 mini-posters illustrate the various types of graphs studied in all grades: pictograph, line and bar graphs, box and whisker, stem and leaf, circle, histogram, Venn Diagram, matrix, scatter plot, and frequency tables. Each mini-poster contains a list of characteristics, an example, and vocabulary terms in bold face type.

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