Discover Digits & Design

  • 349.00 USD
Dive into the Magic of Mathematics!

Model 12 different math activities through hands-on challenges and games. With step-by-step instructions, students work independently with PCS Edventures hands-on math materials, puzzles, tangrams and a student-driven curriculum.

Highlights:

  • Ages: 8-10
  • Number of Activities: 12 step-by-step builds and endless open-ended extensions
  • Subject Areas: Math Connections
  • Student-driven lessons to work independently
  • 100% Reusable: Math materials are 100% reusable. Just clean and reuse again and again.

Student Projects:

  1. Learn to add using the abacus, an ancient calculating device.
  2. Learn to calculate using the Soroban, a Japanese abacus.
  3. Learn to multiply using both the Base-10 Abacus and the Soroban.
  4. Piece together animal puzzles using one complete set of tangrams.
  5. Construct irregular polygons from a challenging number of tangrams.
  6. Complete picture puzzles using two complete sets of tangrams.
  7. Learn to add fractions and mixed numbers using a variety of tools.
  8. Learn about probability and how it can be expressed as a fraction or ratio.
  9. Combine multiplication facts and drawing skills in a fun Array Game.
  10. Explore the concept of negative numbers by practicing adding and subtracting on a number line ruler.
  11. Learn about positive and negative numbers by playing the classic card game, War, with a twist.
  12. Add and subtract both positive and negative integers to hit a target number after exactly ten rolls.

Complete Program Includes:

  • Instructor Guide with answer keys: 1
  • Student project booklets: 12
  • Tangram answer keys: 1
  • Tangram pieces: 28
  • Abacus (base ten): 1
  • Abacus (classic soroban): 1
  • Calculator: 1
  • Dry erase markers: 4
  • Dry erasers: 4
  • Dry erase axis lap boards: 4
  • Number line rulers & set of 60 cubes: 2
  • PCS Card Deck: 1
  • Bags of Polyhedral Dice: 2
  • +/- Integer Chip: 1

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