Algebra Activities Directory


Beaded Necklace - repeating patterns primary grades
Squares pattern with toothpicks
- what's the pattern?
One variable activities
- experiment, collect data, analyze (ping-pong ball race, how many stars in a minute).
Color of M&M's in a package
- How many M&M's of each color are in a package?
Stem and leaf plot problems and Java plotter available on the internet
Multiples of three and 27 - use a calculator or spreadsheet to discover an amazing pattern of numbers casting out nines.


Magic phone number or email I received on Presidents' day.

SEE ALSO ESU #1 Math Grant - which include Teachers' notes and Plans Directory for Patterns and Algebra, Data Representation, Statistics, Probability

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