As the school year comes to an end, below are some activities, tasks, and lessons that might help keep students engaged and active in math class. Visit mathigon.org/pd to learn about creating classes, adding students, sharing Polypads, and more.
Polypad Art Contest
All students in grades K-12 are invited to enter the Polypad Art Contest. Entries are due by May 26, 2022. Visit mathigon.org/art-contest to learn more.
Timeline of Mathematics Scavenger Hunt
The Timeline of Mathematics at mathigon.org/timeline is a wonderful place to explore some of the greatest mathematicians and some of the biggest mathematical discoveries in history. In this scavenger hunt, students search the timeline for a variety of mathematicians and artifacts.
Quick Games and Class Openers
Puzzle of the Day
Students Create Their Own Puzzles
In these tasks, students create their own puzzles for their classmates to solve.
Engage students with a variety of explorations related to mathematics and art.
Play Factris! Create a fun competition to see who can get the highest score.
Solve some Tangram puzzles! See how many students can complete.
Do your middle and high school students enjoy solving puzzles? Explore the Mathigon Puzzle Calendar.
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