# Mathematics Investigations Teaching Resources

A collection of mathematics investigations that provide elementary students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in hands-on, real-life learning activities. These investigations cover concepts including fractions, measurement, decimals and percentages and money. The investigations include teaching notes, answer sheets, detailed descriptions of the investigation, recording worksheets, checklists and reflection questions.

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### Capacity Math Investigation - Filling the Fish Tank

A mathematics investigation involving capacity, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Chance and Data Math Investigation - Roll Me a Six!

A mathematics investigation involving chance and data, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Design a Garden Math Project

Get students to design a garden with this student-centered perimeter project for 3rd and 4th grade students.

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### My Dream Home Plan

A template to use when students are designing their dream home.

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### Data Math Investigation - Should I Buy It?

Practice collecting and graphing data in a real-world situation.

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### Data Math Investigation - Which Reward?

A mathematics investigation involving data collection and representation, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Math Investigation - Operations with Fractions with Common Denominators

A mathematics investigation about fractions, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Tacky Christmas Sweater Problem Solving Activity

Build visual discrimination skills and focus on attention to detail with an Ugly Christmas sweater Problem Solving Activity.

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### Field Day Dilemma – Whole Class Game

Test your students’ knowledge of measurement and graphing with this fun whole-class activity.

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### Patterns Math Investigation - Bands of Friendship

A mathematics investigation involving patterns, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Length Math Investigation - Which Airplane Flies Best?

A mathematics investigation about measuring distance, embedded in a real-world context.

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### 2-D Shape Math Investigation - My Crazy Playhouse!

A mathematics investigation involving 2-D shape, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Volume Investigation - Creating the Land of Cubes

A mathematics investigation involving volume, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Length Investigation - The Longest Finger

A mathematics investigation involving length, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Mass Investigation - How Heavy Are the Objects in Your Classroom?

A mathematics investigation involving mass, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Liquid Volume Math Investigation - Bath Time at the Farm!

A mathematics investigation involving liquid volume, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Financial Planning Math Investigation - My Day at Leisure Land!

A mathematics investigation involving financial planning embedded in a real-world context.

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### 3D Shapes Math Investigation - Make Me a Radical Robot!

Relate knowledge of 3D shapes to the real world with this student-led mathematics project.

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### Math Investigation - Exploring Fractions

A mathematics investigation about fractions, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Financial Mathematics Math Investigation - Let's Play Mini Golf!

A mathematics investigation about financial mathematics and measurement, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Mass Math Investigation - How Much Do We Throw Away?

A mathematics investigation about measuring mass, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Visible Learning Goals PowerPoint - STEM

Use this 19-slide PowerPoint to help you select learning goals for your STEM lessons.

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### Area Investigation - Big, Loud Feet!

A mathematics investigation involving area using informal units, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Fractions Investigation - Renovate with a Rug (3)

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of fractions to a real-world context.

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### Math Investigation - Prepare to Party (3)

A 60-minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge of decimals and percentages to a real-world context.

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### Math Investigation - Prepare to Party (2)

A 60-minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge of decimals and percentages to a real-world context.

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### Math Investigation - Prepare to Party (1)

A 60-minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge of decimals and percentages to a real-world context.

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### Fractions Investigation - Fly That Flag (3)

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of fractions to a real-world context.

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### Fractions Investigation - Fly That Flag (2)

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of fractions to a real-world context.

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### Fractions Investigation - Fly That Flag (1)

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### Fractions Investigation - Renovate with a Rug (2)

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### Fractions Investigation - Renovate with a Rug (1)