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Perimeter and Area

Perimeter (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
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Guided, interactive activities with geoboards help students understand the concepts of perimeter and area, with practice in calculating the areas of rectangles, triangles, and irregular polygons.
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Area of an Equilateral Triangl...

Length/height (Math 5)+ 
TI73 Explorer 
Activity 

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Stepbystep directions on how to use the GeoBoard App to construct objects of various sizes on circular or square boards.
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Geometric Dartboards

Area (Math 5) 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students create a geometric dartboard where they will explore ﬁnding the theoretical and experimental probability of a “dart” hitting one of their shapes within the dartboard....
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Area (elementary)

Time (Math 5) 
Calculator 
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Have your students learn about area and the units used to measure area using a variety of materials including computer applets.
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Perimeter Lesson (elementary)

Perimeter (Math 5) 
Calculator 
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Students will learn about perimeter and the units used to measure perimeter using a variety of materials including their hands, feet, rulers, and computer applets.
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Pitching Cards

Measurement (Math 5)+ 
Computer 
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Students measure distances using standard and nonstandard units and record their measurement in various tables. Then use descriptive statistics to report the results. In this lesson, students play a g...
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What is Area?

Perimeter (Math 5)+ 
Computer 
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Collaborative group activity comparing area and perimeter using HandsOn Math software by Ventura Educational Systems. The ideas could also be adapted to use with other software or a Java applet.
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Mars Exploration Applet Activi...

Time (Math 5)+ 
Flash 
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The Mars Spaceship Exploration applet is designed to expose students with different basic facts about Mars, and engage students in an exploration activity. The goals of the applet are that students wi...
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Mars Exploration Drawing Activ...

Time (Math 5)+ 
Flash 
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The purpose of the drawing activity is twofold. First, the drawing activity serves as an opportunity to remind students of the facts they learned in the applet. Second, the drawing activity provides a...
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Mars Exploration Learning Goal...

Time (Math 5)+ 
Flash 
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Three learning goals for the Mars Exploration Activity are listed and described as well as assessment opportunities for each of the learning goals.
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Geoboards in the Classroom

Measurement (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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This unit deals with the length and area of twodimensional geometric figures using the geoboard as a pedagogical device. Even though your students may have already seen some of this material, it is s...
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Perimeter and Area

Perimeter (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Guided, interactive activities with geoboards help students understand the concepts of perimeter and area, with practice in calculating the areas of rectangles, triangles, and irregular polygons. Teac...
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Inch by Inch: Discovering Frac...

Length/height (Math 5) 
JavaScript 
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In this lesson, students use an actual ruler to represent various fractions as lengths. This lesson builds on the work done in the previous lesson with nonstandard measurement as students use a standa...
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Lifting a Lion, TI15

Measurement (Math 5) 
TI15 
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An activity designed to take advantage of the features of the TI15 calculator. Using a toy lion and a lever, students will discover how much work is needed to raise the toy lion. They will use propor...
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Mars Exploration Drawings

Time (Math 5)+ 
Flash 
Support Material 

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Drawings made during the Mars Exploration Drawing Activity by students at Escondido Elementary School.
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Area Discussion

Area (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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A dialogue between a student and a mentor about finding areas of irregular shapes on a grid.
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Shape Explorer Dialogue

Perimeter (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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A dialogue between a mentor and a student about using the Shape Explorer applet to find the area and perimeter of an irregular shape.
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Fractions Balance

Weight/mass (Math 5) 
Android 
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Usually in elementary mathematics, pan scale balances are used only to display at the time of equilibrium in order to verify that two quantities are equivalent.
In this case, apart from that use, it ...
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Time Calculator

Measurement (Math 5)+ 
Android 
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With the Time Calculator you can calculate the difference between two dates. You can set a date in the past and subtract it from the present time and the result will be the elapsed time. Also, you can...
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Liter per second to Gallon per...

Converting between units (Math 5) 
Computer 
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Online tool to create conversion chart from liter/sec to gallon/sec and to convert from liter per second to gallon per second. This tool is part of the converters360.com site.
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Negative Numbers and Reading F...

Temperature (Math 5) 
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Tool 
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Alterable worksheet in which students are given thermometer scales at a given negative reading and are asked to mark the new reading if the temperature rises by a certain amount. Fee required to prin...
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Negative Numbers and Reading F...

Temperature (Math 5) 
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Worksheet with thermometers showing negative readings at 8 different times of day. Suggested activities at page listed in "Guide." Fee required to print; see the "Guide" page.
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Negative Numbers and Reading F...

Temperature (Math 5) 
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Alterable worksheet with 8 blank thermometers. Fee required to print; see < href="http://www.activemaths.co.uk/worksheets/2place/">this page.
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Negative Numbers and Reading f...

Temperature (Math 5) 
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Alterable worksheet in which students are given temperature readings taken at three times of day. Students mark the readings on thermometers and calculate the temperature changes. Fee required to pri...
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Negative Numbers and Reading f...

Temperature (Math 5) 
Computer 
Tool 
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Alterable worksheets with eight positive temperature readings at different times of day. Suggested activities on page under "Guide." Fee required to print; see Guide page.
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