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End of Year Activities

Introduction

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/learn to learn about creating classes, adding students, sharing Polypads, and 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.

mathigon.org/task/timelinehunt

Quick Games and Class Openers

mathigon.org/task/class-openers-and-math-talks

Polypad Puzzles

Genius Square

mathigon.org/task/genius-square

Genius Star

mathigon.org/task/genius-star

Puzzle of the Day

mathigon.org/task/puzzle-of-the-day

Mondrian Rectangles

mathigon.org/task/mondrians-rectangles

Polypad Tasks

Students Create Their Own Puzzles

In these tasks, students create their own puzzles for their classmates to solve.

mathigon.org/task/building-tangram-puzzles
mathigon.org/task/building-balance-scale-puzzle

Art Explorations

Engage students with a variety of explorations related to mathematics and art.

mathigon.org/task/tessellations
mathigon.org/task/fractals
mathigon.org/task/isometric-1

Mathigon Activities

Play Factris! Create a fun competition to see who can get the highest score.

Factris
mathigon.org/factris

Solve some Tangram puzzles! See how many students can complete.

mathigon.org/tangram

Do your middle and high school students enjoy solving puzzles? Explore the Mathigon Puzzle Calendar.

Puzzle Calendars
mathigon.org/puzzles

Visit the Mathigon Activities Page to view more.

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