Definition of a Prime Number: A
number that cannot be evenly divided by any other number except 1 or
by itself. Example: 13. The number 13 can only be evenly
divided by 1 or by 13.
Definition of a Composite Number: A
number that can be divided evenly by numbers other than 1 or itself.
Example: 25. The number 25 can be evenly divided by 5.
Free Interactive Prime Number
Games for Kids: King
Kong Prime Numbers, Find a Prime: Games
& Activities for Kids
Lesson Idea for Teachers:
Exploring Prime Numbers. This
is a hands-on,
minds-on math lesson that engages students in the discovery of prime
numbers through the construction of multiplication arrays.
Students then extend on their background knowledge of multiples and
their new understanding of prime and composite numbers to complete
an Eratosthenes’ Sieve. Lesson
Free Presentations about Prime
Numbers Presentations - Several Free
Presentations in PowerPoint format about prime numbers
Presentation - Finding all prime numbers
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