Math Games and Videos for the Common Core

Expand/Collapse Math Games and Videos for the Common Core


The Mathematics Common Core State Standards (CCSSM) focus on what students should understand and be able to do in their study of mathematics. These standards define the knowledge and skills students should have within their K-12 education careers so that they will graduate high school able to succeed in entry-level, credit-bearing academic college courses and in workforce training programs.

The videos and games included in this collection are intended to support these math standards in a fun and engaging way.

  • Meerkatcher: Multiply Fractions with Unlike Denominators

    In this activity, students will focus on multiplying fractions, starting with single-digit denominators and working up.

    Grades: 6
  • Meerkatcher: Add Fractions with Unlike Denominators

    In this activity, students will focus on adding fractions, starting with single-digit denominators and working up.

    Grades: 6
  • Meerkatcher: Divide Fractions with Unlike Denominators

    In this activity, students will focus on dividing fractions, starting with single-digit denominators and working up.

    Grades: 6
  • Meerkatcher: Subtract Fractions with Unlike Denominators

    In this activity, students will focus on subtracting fractions, starting with single-digit denominators and working up.

    Grades: 6
  • Dunk Tank: Area of Squares & Rectangles

    In this interactive, Harry explains key concepts about finding the area of squares, rectangles and composite shapes. Also included: the mini-game Polygon-athon, a comic video about measuring area with sleeping bags, and quiz-show questions.

    Grades: 5-6
  • Dunk Tank: Circles

    In this interactive game, learners explore how to calculate diameter, radius and circumference. It also introduces the concept of pi and its relationship to circle area and circumference.

    Grades: 6-7
  • Dunk Tank: Fractions, Decimals & Percents

    In this interactive, Harry gives an overview of working with fractions, decimals and percents, focusing on how to convert between them. Also included: the mini-game Stop the Pop, a comic video and quiz-show questions.

    Grades: 5-6
  • Dunk Tank: Liquid Volume

    In this interactive, Harry explains key concepts about liquid volume, standard units of measure, and how to convert between them. Also included: the mini-game Fill It Up, a comic video about measuring ingredients and quiz-show questions.

    Grades: 5-6
  • Dunk Tank: Mean, Median, Mode & Range

    In this interactive, Harry covers mean, median, mode and range, and how to calculate each. Also included: the mini-game Send in the Trolls, a comic video about ordering shoe sizes for a shoe store and quiz-show questions.

    Grades: 5-6
  • Dunk Tank: Ratio & Proportion

    In this interactive, Harry explains key concepts about ratio and proportion. Also included: the mini-game Sleuths on the Loose, a comic video about proportions in “body math” and quiz-show questions.

    Grades: 6-7
  • Dunk Tank: Venn Diagram

    In this interactive, Harry covers Venn Diagrams using 2 and 3 circles, plus a circle within a circle. Also included: the mini-game Zoo Mix-Up, a comic video about using a Venn Diagram to solve a problem and quiz-show questions.

    Grades: 5-6
  • Dog Smarts

    Use mean, median, mode, and range to coach a furry friend to victory!

    Grades: 6
  • Fling It!

    Take the trebuchet challenge: use data to make predictions and discover how much weight is needed to throw things and hit targets.

    Grades: 6
  • Frequency Flyers

    Collect data in frequency tables to select a winning ski jump combination!

    Grades: 6
  • Garbology

    See how Joshua and Sean sort garbage at the school and how you can use Venn Diagrams to sort things into sets.

    Grades: 6
  • Graph Master: Reading Data

    Show what you know about reading graphs in this graph game challenge!

    Grades: 5-7
  • Graph Master: Data Display

    Show what you know about using graphs to communicate in this graph game challenge!

    Grades: 6

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