Activity:
Scale 'n Pop Problem 

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Description: 
This problem allows students to investigate the properties of fractions. The applet allows a visual representations of basic properties of fractions, and makes it easier to see things like the fact that a smaller numerator makes the fraction smaller, but a smaller denominator makes the fraction bigger. The problem also illustrates how fractions can be used to scale a set amount, and the data table displays that scaling. This also illustrates conversion between fractions and decimals. 
Technology Type: 
Java Applet  
Author: 
ESCOT 
Language: 
English  
Cost: 
Does not require payment for use 

Average Rating: 
[3]

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Lesson Plan: 
Scale 'n Pop Teacher Support 
Tool: 
Scale 'n Pop 
Courses: 
Math 4 
Fractions 
 Math 5 
Fractions 
 Math 6 
Fractions 
 Math 7 
Fractions 

Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Seal, Jun 21 2005 04:39:07:940AM 
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings 
Ability to meet my goals: Effective 
Recommended for: Math 6: Fractions 
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