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Around the World in 80 Seconds! A Maggie's Earth Adventures Activity

In this exciting activity, students help Maggie fly around the world by correctly answering math questions — all while the clock is ticking!


1–2, 3–5

Activity Type

  • Computer Lab Activities

In Scholastic's Around the World in 80 Seconds! activity, one of Maggie's Earth Adventures, students race against the clock to help Maggie fly around the world. First, students choose addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, or a mix of all four, plus a level of difficulty: easy or hard. Each correct answer gets Maggie to her next stop. Wrong answers slow her down. Students must finish their questions in 80 seconds or less!

Sample Addition Exercises: Easy

  • 4 + 5 =
  • 1 + 2 =
  • 2 + 3 =

Sample Multiplication Exercises: Hard

  • 6 x 8 =
  • 10 x 7 =
  • 12 x 8 =

Students can also play this activity in Spanish.

Learning Objectives

While participating in the Around the World in 80 Seconds! activity, students become proficient with several of these skills.

  • Use web technology to practice math skills
  • Build math skills to higher levels
  • Track progress on different skill sets

Susan Cheyney

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