Required MaterialsBlank paper
Circular objects of different sizes
A collection of objects that are a circle or have a circular face. Examples include plates, cans, cookie tins, and hockey pucks.
any fair two-sided coin
Copies of blackline master
Examples of graphing technology are: a handheld graphing calculator, a computer with a graphing calculator application installed, and an internet-enabled device with access to a site like desmos.com/calculator or geogebra.org/graphing. For students using the digital materials, a separate graphing calculator tool isn't necessary; interactive applets are embedded throughout, and a graphing calculator tool is accessible on the student digital toolkit page.
cubes with sides numbered from 1 to 6
Objects for Tower of Hanoi
If not using the digital applet, each student could use a quarter, nickel, penny, and dime, and a piece of paper with 3 circles drawn on it.
Pre-printed slips, cut from copies of the blackline master
Random number generator
Ribbon or string
Rulers marked with centimeters
Slips of paper
Slips with student names
A rigid edge that can be used for drawing line segments. Sometimes a ruler is okay to use as a straightedge, but sometimes it is preferable to use an unruled straightedge, like a blank index card.
Tools for creating a visual display
Any way for students to create work that can be easily displayed to the class. Examples: chart paper and markers, whiteboard space and markers, shared online drawing tool, access to a document camera.
Bundles of "patty paper" are available commercially for a very low cost. These are small sheets (about 5" by 5") of transparent paper.