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Math 24-Summer Practice

For those students that want to practice math 24 over the summer. I have listed some sites for printable cards and online versions of the game.

Students can play any of the versions. However, there are school competitions for certain grades, so I suggest that if a student wants to participate they should practice the cards for their grade level.

The single digit cards are for students in grade 4 next year.

Double for Grade 5.

Variables for grade 6.

Free games online: 4nums, coolmath, mathplayground,

To purchase math 24 cards-from 24Game

To purchase math 24 cards from Amazon

Printable cards site one

Printable cards site two

 

Summer-Enginerring Classes

Check out www.engineeringforkids.net/dane  for some great summer opportunities for students who want to learn more about engineering.

Here are a few of the cool classes offered!

  • Electronic Game Design
  • Lego Rescue Robots
  • Robo Battles
  • Survivor: Engineer’s Cove

 

Online Courses and Educational Games

Summer is fast approaching and some students have asked me for info on apps, games and online courses they could look at over the summer.

Click HERE for the list.

 

 

 

50 Essential Links for the Parents of GT Children

Web resources to help parents of gifted children:

50 Essential links for the parents of gifted children

Cool Apps

If you are looking for some app  ideas for your smart phone or ipad check out Hoagies gifted web site.

http://www.hoagiesgifted.org/gifted_apps.htm

Explore More-Science

UW Madison Science Alliance Info

www.science.wisc.edu   (608) 332-5023

Events June-Aug

Summer Field trips-Thur and Fridays 10-11:30 am at Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (free)   www.discovery.wisc.edu/towncenter

 Saturday Science at UW Space Place Saturdays 10 am- 12:00 pm(free)www.spaceplace.wisc.edu

Third weekend of every month: Wonder Weekends at the Aldo Leopold Nature Center (cost $5.50 per person)   www.naturenet.com/alnc/

Third Friday of every month 8pm-10pm Party with the Stars: Tour of the Night Sky and Stargazing-UW Space Place (free)  www.spaceplace.wisc.edu

First Saturday of every month: Saturday Science at Discovery at the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery (free)  www.discovery.wisc.edu/towncenter

 

Science of Everyday Life

3M has a great Science website. Go to here to find vitrual labs, Science exploration and games.

http://www.scienceofeverydaylife.com/

I especially liked the Young Inventors Hall of Fame. Click on each  inventor’s video. Pretty amazing!!!