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"Picking" Your Way through Are...

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students will discover Pick’s Theorem by ﬁnding the relationship between area and the number of boundary points and interior points of a lattice polygon.
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A Lulu of a Function

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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This activity guides exploration of functional aspects of the Lulu microworld (from Nathalie Sinclair's AliveMaths site, applet programmed by Stéfan Sinclair). Functions called for are NOT y = f(x) fu...
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Algebra  Writing Expressions

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
JavaScript 
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This is a short quiz to test students' knowledge of the rules used in formulating an algebraic expression.
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Algebra Balance Scales

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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This mathlet allows you to solve simple linear equations through the use of a balance beam. Unit blocks (representing 1s) and Xboxes (for the unknown, X), are placed on the pans of a balance beam.
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Algebra Balance Scales  Negat...

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Solve simple linear equations using a balance beam representation. Coefficients and constants may be positive or negative.
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Algebra By Hand(TM)

Evaluating Expressions (Algebra)+ 
JavaScript 
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Algebra By Hand is a web app that will improve your students’ algebraic procedural fluency with

Algebra Concepts

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
iPhone 
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Algebra Concepts is a tool for introducing many of the difficult concepts that are necessary for success in higher level math courses. This program includes a special feature, the Algebra Tool Kit, wh...
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Algebra Concepts for iPad

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
iPad 
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Algebra Concepts is an interactive learning system designed to provide instruction in mathematics at the 7th grade enrichment through adult levels. The instructional goals for Algebra Concepts include...
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Algebra Definitions

Sentence as Expression (Algebra)+ 
JavaScript 
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The user reviews definitions of important algebra terms. After viewing further explanations and some examples, users can interactively test their understanding of the definitions of important algebra...
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Algebra Tiles

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Computer 
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Use tiles to represent variables and constants, learn how to represent and solve algebra problem. Solve equations, substitute in variable expressions, and expand and factor. Flip tiles, remove zero pa...
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Algebra Tiles

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Visualize multiplying and factoring algebraic expressions using tiles.
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Algebra, Section 1

Similar Terms (Algebra) 
Computer 
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A collection of illustrated concepts including problems for students to work out, and standalone word problems. Includes automated feedback. Pre and posttests, answer sheets, additional help, tools,...
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Algebraic Basics Unit Quiz

Evaluating Expressions (Algebra) 
JavaScript 
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The user can practice their understanding of basic algebra calculations with this interactive quiz.
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Animated Helicopter

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
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An Logoanimated helicopter can be used to investigate the concepts of variables, and of reflections and y as a function of x on the coordinate grid. The first Logo animation of a helicopter flying ba...
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Basketball Probability

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
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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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Determine Whether the Statemen...

Evaluating Expressions (Algebra) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains the methods used for judging whether the statements about linear, quadratic and absolute value equalities or inequalities are sometimes, always or never true.
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Evaluating Algebraic Expressio...

Evaluating Expressions (Algebra) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains how to evaluate an algebraic expression.
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Evaluating Expressions

Evaluating Expressions (Algebra) 
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The user reviews the steps for evaluating expressions containing variables. After viewing examples, users can interactively practice evaluating expressions using the steps they just reviewed.
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Galactic Exchange II

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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By using the vending machine (Java applet) to buy food, determine the relative values of the coins.
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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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Intercambio Galáctico II

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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Determine el valor relativo del dinero en el Planeta Naranja.
versión en inglés
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Jets Distance Problem

Sentence as Expression (Algebra)+ 
Shockwave 
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The 3D animated video helps students understand the wordings in the following distance, rate, and time word problem: Two space jets named Dragon and Eagle start from Mars and fly in opposite dire...
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Kristin's Story

Use of Variables (Algebra) 
Java Applet 
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As part of an Honors project, a preservice teacher relates how she worked with three seventh grade students to see if the balance applets would give students a deeper understanding of algebraic equat...
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Like Terms

Similar Terms (Algebra) 
JavaScript 
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The user reviews like terms and how to group like terms together in expressions. After viewing examples, users can interactively practice matching expressions on one side with expressions on the othe...
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Pan Balance  Expressions

Evaluating Expressions (Algebra) 
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Practice arithmetic and algebraic skills, and investigate the important concept of equivalence. This interactive pan balance allows numeric or algebraic expressions to be entered and compared. You can...
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