Classroom printables, activities & worksheets

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

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

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### Math Investigation - Decimals and Percentages

A mathematics investigation about decimals and percentages, 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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### Length Math Investigation - Which Airplane Flies Best?

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

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### Time Math Investigation - The Sands of Time

A mathematics investigation about measuring time, 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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### 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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### Number and Algebra Mathematics Investigation - The Solar System in Our Space

A mathematics investigation about number and the scale of the solar system, embedded in a real-world context.

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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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### Patterns Math Investigation - Bands of Friendship

A mathematics investigation involving patterns, 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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### Field Day Dilemma – Numeracy Whole Class Game

A whole class game that consolidates your students’ knowledge of measurement and graphing concepts in a fun way!

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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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### My Dream Home Plan

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

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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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### Capacity Math Investigation - Filling the Fish Tank

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

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

A mathematics investigation about 3-D figures, embedded in a real-world context.

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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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### 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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### Garden Design Project

A math project for students to design a public garden for their city

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### Financial Literacy Math Investigation – Pop–Up Shop on Wheels

A mathematics investigation involving financial literacy, 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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### Area Investigation - Big, Loud Feet!

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

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### Visible Learning Goals PowerPoint - STEM

A 19-slide editable PowerPoint template of learning goals for STEM.

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

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.