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 Math Is Everywhere: A Problem Solving Teaching Unit - Joseph A. Montagna; Yale-New Haven Teachers Institute A discussion of a variety of strategies for math problem solving, with examples of how to use them and why the development of problem-solving skills is important. The unit is accompanied by a kit of materials available through the Yale-New Haven Teachers ...more>> Math Online - Salem-Keiser Public Schools, Oregon Salem-Keizer Public Schools of Salem, Oregon, designed this collection of daily math problems to help students in the third, fifth, and eighth grades prepare for the State of Oregon CIM Benchmark exams. Student exercises are organized by grade level, ...more>> Math Stories.com: House of Math Word Problems for Children - MathStories.com, Inc. Word problems for grades 1-6, singly and in interactive or printable worksheets. Problems cover all five major math strands, and include open-ended and critical thinking problems. Problems are aligned to state and NCTM standards, and available in English ...more>> Math Tools Grade 5 - Math Forum A community library of software tools for fifth grade math students (10-11 year-olds) and their teachers. Math5 is one section in the Math Forum's Math Tools digital library of software for computers, calculators, PDAs, and other handheld devices, with ...more>> Math Web-Linked Lesson Plans (grades 1-6) - McGraw-Hill School Division Web-linked activities and lesson plans related to chapter themes in McGraw-Hill's mathematics program Math in My World, providing directed explorations of Web sites, with student project sheets to print, and teacher answer keys. ...more>> Maximizing & Minimizing the Area of Rectangles Given a Fixed Perimeter (SMILE) - Tim Amrein, Franklin Fine Arts Center A lesson for grades 5-8 designed to teach students to analyze and solve problems in which rectangles with identical perimeters are compared to maximize or minimize area; collect data and search for patterns and generalizable relations; represent problem ...more>> A McTrip Back In Time - Melanee Stearns; SCORE Mathematics Students travel back to 1954 to a McDonald's Restaurant to see how prices have changed, adding and subtracting money with regrouping. It is assumed that they have had some prior experience with graphing. Aligned to the California State Standards. From ...more>> Mean, Median, Mode, etc. (SMILE) - Charlotte Goldwater, Kenwood Academy A lesson for grades 4-12 designed to teach students to generate their own data and then analyze their information, teaching such concepts as mean, mode, and median; histogram; bar graph; probability; and circle graph. From the Probability and Statistics ...more>> Measurement (cup, pt, qt, gal) (SMILE) - JoAnn Campbell, Leslie Lewis School A 5th grade lesson designed to teach students to rename measurements with cups, pints, quarts, and gallons, and to choose appropriate units of capacity. From the Geometry and Measurement section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by ...more>> Measuring Mixed Numbers (SMILE) - Karen Trout, Sumner Math and Science Academy A lesson for grade 5 designed to teach students the need and everyday use of mixed numbers; to measure different lengths to the nearest fraction of an inch; to review equivalent values of fractions; how to come up with the common denominator and why; ...more>> The Million \$ Mission - Cynthia Lanius You have your choice of two payment options on your new job: 1. One cent on the first day, two cents on the second day, and double your salary every day thereafter for the thirty days; or 2. Exactly \$1,000,000. (That's one million dollars!) What's the ...more>> Mission: Possible (SMILE) - Mary Terhune, Rachel Carson School A lesson for grades 5-8, designed to teach students to convert scaled directions in inches to actual measurements in feet; correctly measure distances on an outdoor path; and enlarge a section of a map 5:1. From the Practical and Applied Math section ...more>> Monthly Cost of Living - Food - Ric Cooley; SCORE Mathematics Students determine how much they would need to feed a family for a month, plan meals, and use Internet grocery stores to find the cost of individual food items. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources ...more>> NASA CONNECT - Dr. Thomas E. Pinelli, Distance Learning Officer, NASA LaRC Office of Education An annual series of free integrated mathematics, science, and technology instructional distance learning programs for students in grades 5-8. Each program has three components: a 30-minute TV broadcastthat can be viewed live or taped for later use; an ...more>> NASA KIDS - Science @ NASA Puzzles, games, and science stories for students in grades 5-8, from the U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Students can earn certificates by joining the NASA KIDS Club and completing its learning activities. Mathematics teachers can ...more>> NASA Smart Skies FlyBy Math - NASA Airspace Systems: Ames Research Center Distance-Rate-Time Problems in Air Traffic Control for Grades 5-9. Six rich, standards-linked problems, each with student worksheets and teacher guides and related materials. Each features a guided experiment for students to carry out. Worksheets provide ...more>> NCTM San Diego Sessions on the WWW and Pedagogy - Mathematics Education at the Math Forum Summaries of three presentations from the 74th Annual NCTM Meeting, 25-28 April 1996, San Diego, CA. ...more>> Number Patterns in Pascal's Triangle (SMILE) - Ulysses Harrison, Dunbar Vocational High School A lesson for grades 5 and up designed to enable students to recognize the integers, rows, and columns that comprise Pascal's Triangle. The main objective of the lesson is to enable students to reproduce the first eleven rows of Pascal's Triangle by recalling ...more>> Olympic Records Through Time - Cheryl Harrigan; SCORE Mathematics Are we faster, stronger, better than we used to be? Compare the records of gold medal olympic winners for the last 100 years and decide. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE Mathematics ...more>> Online Math Lab - Eric Bitter, Clovis Unified School District - CAL Online Modules on fractions, decimals, and percents offer tutorials and problems for students in grades 4-12. ...more>> Percentages (SMILE) - Emma Taylor, Douglass Math and Science Academy A lesson for grades 5-6 designed to introduce students to percents; demonstrate how to change fractions to decimals; and show how to change decimals to percents. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science ...more>> Perimeter, Area and Pythagoras - Edward Ellis Bishop; SCORE Mathematics Reviewing perimeter, while presenting a new lesson on area, using LOGO and a large monitor as a way of presenting a proof to a class. Aligned to the California State Standards. An activity guide from the Energy Conservation Enhancement Project, created ...more>> Place Value Population - Rounding Off - Bart J. Carlson; SCORE Mathematics Students start by collecting and rounding data about their school, then move on to gathering and rounding larger numbers from the Internet. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE ...more>> PlaneMath - InfoUse, in cooperation with NASA Materials for elementary school students about math and aeronautics, designed to stimulate and motivate students with physical disabilities in grades 4-7 to pursue aeronautics-related careers via the development and delivery of accessible math education ...more>> Planning a Trip - Richard Shiers; SCORE Mathematics Students plan a trip to from 3 to 5 cities of their choice, making a brochure to travel to the chosen cities that include fares for planes, trains, rental cars etc., cost of housing and meals, and points of interest to visit in the cities. Aligned to ...more>> Population Ratios - Kelley Wilcox; SCORE Mathematics An interdisciplinary project (mathematics, social studies) where students choose a county in the United States and, using ratios, convert the statistics into meaningful numbers. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California ...more>> Prime and Composite Numbers (SMILE) - Charlotte Goldwater, Kenwood Academy A lesson for grades 5-9 that presents a systematic method of deciding whether a number is prime. From the Arithmetic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement. ...more>> The Probability of Pintails - Rob Roy; SCORE Mathematics Students use percentages to calculate the probability and probable number of various types of ducks in a wildlife refuge. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE Mathematics Lessons. ...more>> Probability (SMILE) - Sandy Reed, Robert Fulton School A lesson for grades 5-8 designed to help students learn, discover, explore and make a table of the number of times a specific event can occur, considering the results of two types of events: repeated sampling with replacement (events are independent) ...more>> Raisin Cane - Rob Roy; SCORE Mathematics California's San Joaquin Valley is the largest agricultural producing area in the world. Raisins are an important part of the valley's agriculture. This activity prompts students to estimate and count how many raisins come in a box and then chart the ...more>> Saturday Academy Saturday Academy (SA) "gives kids learning experiences that get them excited about school, help them explore potential careers, discover their intellectual possibilities, and teach them to be lifelong learners." Targeting the youth and profesionals of ...more>> Solid Gold Gnarly Math A Windows-compatible CD-ROM for kids, homeschoolers, parents, and teachers, designed to teach algebra, geometry, numbers, trigonometry, topology, and probability. It contains games, magic tricks, and other fun things, along with a Math Lab where kids ...more>> Star Voyagers: A galactic mathematical adventure - Beth Andrews A math simulation for teachers and parents, reinforcing basic math skills through a space simulation where only daily practice keeps students alive. Students work as a team while independently mastering all of the basic skills for their grade level. The ...more>> State Internet Search: A Mathematical Introduction To State Reports - Laura Himmel; SCORE Mathematics As a mathematical introduction to their state reports students complete a two-day assignment that involves critical thinking, reasoning, graphing, and locating information on Web sites. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California ...more>> The Stock Market Game (SMG2000) - Securities Industry Foundation for Economic Education (SIFEE) The Stock Market Game (SMG2000) is an electronic simulation of Wall Street trading, designed to help students and adults understand the stock market, the costs and benefits involved in decision-making, the sources and uses of capital and other related ...more>> Student Explorations in Mathematics - National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) An official journal of the NCTM, Student Explorations in Mathematics publishes resources for teachers and teacher educators at grades 5-10. Each issue develops a single mathematical theme or concept in such a way that fifth grade students can understand ...more>> Surfing Amusement Parks - Susan Rose; SCORE Mathematics Your parents have given you the choice of going to any one of five amusement parks in California. They have asked that you choose one with an entrance fee that is the median price range. Surf the Internet to find how much it will cost for your family ...more>> Teaching Like It's 2999! - Jennie Cho Magiera After her "world was completely changed thanks to a grant approval for 32 iPads," this 5th grade math teacher in the Chicago Public Schools has used the technology to improve assessment practices and increase differentiation. Posts in her blog, which ...more>> TriMathlon: A Workout Beyond the School Curriculum - A. K. Peters, Ltd. Companion site to the book TriMathlon: A Workout Beyond the School Curriculum, by Judith and Paul Sally. Discuss math, the book, or the site with members of the Trimathlon community; explore the current "Periodic Puzzler"; or play one of the Shockwave ...more>> Using Computers to Produce Spreadsheets and Bar Graphs - Dwayne Palasek; SCORE Mathematics Using data from the Glencoe Math book, from Internet sources or data of your own choice, learn what information and formulas to use to create a spreadsheet and the bar graphs to show the data pictorially. Aligned to the California State Standards. From ...more>> Using Symmetry to Create A Community Quilt (SMILE) - Beverly Brown, Hedges West A lesson for grades 4-12 designed to teach students about line and reflectional symmetry through cooperative work on a quilt with four lines of symmetry. From the Patterns and Logic section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science ...more>> Visuals Patterns in Pascal's Triangle (SMILE) - Ulysses Harrison, Dunbar Vocational High School A lesson for grades 5 and up that uses a phenomenological approach to show students the many visual and number patterns present in the sequence of numbers in Pascal's Triangle, and to encourage them to explore the patterns on their own. From the Patterns ...more>> What In The World Would You Have? - Ric Cooley; SCORE Mathematics Students use the Internet to calculate rates of exchange from U.S. currency to other countries, learning to understand conversion techniques. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE ...more>> What on Earth is Greater Than? - Ric Cooley; SCORE Mathematics Students use deductive reasoning skills to compare and place in order planets according to size. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California Online Resources for Educators SCORE Mathematics Lessons. ...more>> Where do I want to live? - Jorretta Folley; SCORE Mathematics Part of a larger Social Studies Project. Students use a variety of Internet sources to gather income and population data. They then use the data to compare states and make decisions. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California ...more>> Word Problems for Kids - St. Francis Xavier University; Canada's SchoolNet Word problems by level for students in grades 5-12, which can help improve problem-solving skills. A hints link is available for difficult problems. Complete solutions are available upon request to teachers with e-mail addresses. From students, principals, ...more>> Zeros and Blackbirds - Francie Caraker; SCORE Mathematics Do you yearn to be high in the sky and far far away? This math lesson allows students to convert kilometers to miles and calculate the range that historical aircraft can travel. Aligned to the California State Standards. From the Schools of California ...more>>
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