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Barbie Bungees Again

Linear Equations (Algebra)+ 
Computer 
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Collect and analyze data to help predict the longest bungee cord that Barbie can use safely.
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Basketball Probability

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Computer 
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This is an extended Logo investigation of probabilities and of modeling reallife situations: that of a 1 and 1 shooter in basketball, and the expected probabilities arising from past performance.
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Coordinate Pictures

General (Algebra) 
Computer 
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This activity is an enhancement to an age old activity of students drawing a "dottodot" picture using coordinates on a coordinate plane. In this case, however, students will design a picture of thei...
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Exploring Linear Data

Linear Equations (Algebra)+ 
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Students model linear data in a variety of settings that range from car repair costs to sports to medicine. Students work to construct scatterplots, interpret data points and trends, and investigate t...
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How Many Squares on a Checker ...

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Computer 
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This problem could be used in varying degrees with 6th graders through high school. It encourages students to use good problemsolving heuristics. Logo is used to extend this problem and to encourage ...
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Lulu Information for Teachers

Functions / Relations (Algebra) 
Computer 
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Suggestions of question prompts to provide students as they use Lulu, one of the Alive Maths microworlds.
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Real Estate Tycoon

Linear Equations (Algebra)+ 
Computer 
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In this yearlong project, students design, "build," and "sell" a house; after which they simulate investment of the profits in the stock market. Along the way, students make scale drawings, compute w...
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Studying Translation using Log...

Functions / Relations (Algebra) 
Computer 
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These Logo procedures for investigating the concept of translation were primarily developed to be provided by the teacher. However there will be some talented students who will wish to examine how the...
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Rational Number Relationships

Functions / Relations (Algebra) 
Excel 
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In this activity, students use an interactive spreadsheet template to explore relationships and patterns in rational numbers. The students will also learn how to create the template. Students will exp...
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Introduction to Linear Functio...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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This lesson is designed to introduce students to the idea of functions composed of two operations, with specific attention to linear functions and their representations as rules and data tables, inclu...
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Patterns, Relations, and Funct...

One Variable Equations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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These guided, interactive activities present sequences of geometric patterns and encourage students to generate rules and functions describing relationships between the pattern number and characterist...
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Pythagoras' Mystery Tablet Tea...

Irrational (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Links to NCTM Standards, related activities, lessons, and other Web resources to use with the Pythagoras' Mystery Tablet activity
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Reading Graphs

Functions / Relations (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Demonstrates the connections between formulas, graphs and words.
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Rectangles and Squares Activit...

Irrational (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Students investigate the attributes of squares and rectangles including length of side, area and perimeter using an interactive web page (technology) and also geoboards (manipulative). After working t...
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Traveling Distances

Line of Best Fit (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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In this lesson, students interpret the meaning of the slope and yintercept of the graph of reallife data. By examining the graphical representation of the data, students relate the slope and yinter...
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Writing Equations of Lines

Slope Between Points (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
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This eModule uses interactive graphs to help students deepen their understanding of slope and extend the definition of slope to writing the equation of lines. Online worksheets with immediate feedback...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Linear Equations (Algebra)+ 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Change the Representation” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

One Variable Equations (Algebra)+ 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “I Notice, I Wonder” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity works ...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

One Variable Equations (Algebra)+ 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Doing it Wrong” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity works well...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Linear Equations (Algebra)+ 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Change the Representation” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Linear Equations (Algebra) 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Make a Mathematical Model” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity...
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#NoticeWonder Love

General (Algebra) 
Computer 
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Annie tells the story of using Game About Squares to help students develop and strengthen their mathematical habits of mind. After they had played the game for a while, she had them reflect on the str...
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Classroom narrative: Lulu

Functions / Relations (Algebra) 
Computer 
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A story from the middle school classroom: the mathematical ideas and questions encountered by one group of students worked with the Lulu microworld.
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Great Green Globs Contest

Linear Equations (Algebra)+ 
Computer 
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A story from the middle school classroom: Ihor describes how he scheduled a "contest" for students to show what they know about slopes and yintercepts using the Green Globs software. He also provides...
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In Which I Give A Survey About...

General (Algebra) 
Computer 
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Andrew posts about the challenge we have to change the feelings about mathematics of those who most directly influence our society's future, namely its teachers. He includes a link to Games About Squa...
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