Middle School Math Games & Projects

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I would imagine that is the case in many areas these days, as kids move farther and farther away from the traditional games you and I might have played in our youth.

First, it might help to post this in the room somewhere for your entire unit: A regular deck of cards has: Your students need to be ready for them, and I think it will make other probability questions easier as well. You can ask simple questions as a review and check to make sure they're simplifying each fraction, then move on to asking them about independent and dependent events.

Your textbook and supplemental material is probably full of these types of questions as well. Middle school math projects should involve instructions that will challenge the students. In this math project, students will design a map of their neighborhood, town, or any made-up location.

However, the map must be made up of a list of math concepts created by the teacher. These could include two sets of streets that are parallel, two sets that are perpendicular, one street that intersects with another street to form an acute angle, and similar tasks.

Surveys can be a fun opportunity for children to interact with one another. This math project consists of each student surveying other students in or out of the classroom and collecting results. The survey topic can be on anything the teacher agrees to, such as what food students would like to see in the cafeteria. Once the results have been collected, the student must create a graph to show the results.

Kids love to be creative and their creativity can be used in middle school math projects. The design a dream house project involves each student creating a 2D version of the front of a house. This house must include four windows and two doors.

All of the lines on the house must be drawn with a ruler. Next, the students must determine the area and perimeter of each window, door, and the front of the house. They can then convert these measurements for additional mathematic practice.

Probability games are popular as students are able to guess the outcomes. The game of pig is one of the more well-known probability games that involve the rolling of dice.

Teach students how to measure angles without the confusion of a protractor with this easy to use exercise. By Diana Doherty at http: Measure and Classify Angles.

Students get to practice measuring angles using built-in protractors in this fun geometry activity! Using Mirrors in the Garden: Can you increase the light and plant growth in your garden using mirrors? In this experiment, measure light reflection and find out! Give your budding chemist the facts and practice she needs for measuring with graduated cylinders.

Decimals are a part of daily life, whether using them for measuring or counting money. Students use measuring cups and spoons to recognize and generate equivalent fractions. Baked French Toast Recipe. Make our baked French toast recipe with your child to teach him about measuring. Give recipe conversion practice a try by multiplying the ingredients in this cupcake recipe.

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