Animals that are at risk of becoming extinct are called endangered species. They can be very large animals, like a polar bear, or very small, like a monarch butterfly. Learn about several different endangered species by engaging in these math activities.
Annette Ricks Leitze, Stephanie Hodge, Danielle Houser, and Clint Mathews
Molly Fefolt and Terri L. Kurz
Math by the Month features collections of short activities focused on a monthly theme. These articles aim for an inquiry or problem-solving orientation that includes four activities each for grade bands K–2, 3–4, and 5–6. In this issue, students explore mathematical challenges within the context of the Greek gods. Activities are provided for elementary school children to support their exploration of mathematics in everyday situations.