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Traffic Jam Activity

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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A classroom activity, to be explored through large movement experience, manipulatives, and an interactive Java applet. Students then revisit the activity, look for patterns, and write the answer algeb...
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Balance Applet Teacher Introdu...

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The Balance Applet is a game. There is a balance and 3 different shapes. The weight of one shape is given. The player is asked to find the other shapes' weights using the balance.
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Traffic Jam  Teacher Lesson P...

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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A classroom activity (also called Hop, Skip, Jump) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through large movement experience, manipulatives, and an interactive Java applet. Studen...
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TeachingTools.com

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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TeachingTools.com contains a series of online "tools" enabling you to quickly generate an almost infinite number of math (and other subjects) worksheets and their answer keys.
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Traffic Jam Solutions and Refl...

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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A page of the solutions and reflections on this problem from participants in the 1996 Math Forum Summer Institute.
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Pan Balance  Expressions

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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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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Algebraic Reasoning

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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This program introduces students to fundamental concepts in algebra. Using two or three weighing scales, students must determine the weight of a specific object or group of objects. The program provid...
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Diagonal Differences

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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This tool arranges the numbers 1 to 64 in an 8x8 grid, then outlines a 3x3 square within that grid. Multiply the diagonal corners, then take the difference of your results. Is that difference the same...
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Leapfrog

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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Slide and jump the frogs to move each group to the opposite side. Can you find a pattern to get them there in the smallest number of moves? Can you predict how many moves it will take different number...
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Loopy Snooker

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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See how many bounces it takes to get the ball to a pocket on this special snooker table. (Snooker in Britain is similar to pool in America.) Change the size of the table and see what difference it mak...
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Magic Number Cauldron

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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Using a Macbeth style backdrop, ingredients are added to the witches' cauldron to make a number spell. The activity needs supporting via teacher questioning but the basic objective is to work out the ...
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Mathionaire

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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Play a mathbased version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" including help from the audience and a lifeline.
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Maths Hangman

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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Guess the words in this hangman game using vocabulary from geometry, algebra, number, and statistics.
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Number Stairs

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This tools helps you investigate the pattern of the sums of numbers within a stair shape drawn on a 10x10 grid. What happens if you change the position of the stair? ...the size of the grid? the size ...
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Resources for Interactive Whit...

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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These simple maths resources for interactive whiteboards emphasize student differentiation and progression. All activities are linked to a key objective/objectives from the UK's Primary Framework. ...
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Thinking Blocks: Addition and ...

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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Learn how to solve word problems involving addition and subtraction. Organize story components into visual models that are easy to understand.

Thinking Blocks: Multiplicatio...

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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Learn how to solve challenging multiplication and division problems by building simple math models.

Balance

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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This applet allows students to play with the concept of force and mass, and provides them with a great introduction to algebra as they attempt to formulate rules for balancing a teetertotter and for ...
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Balance Applet

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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The weight of one of three shapes is shown in a box below that shape. Try to figure out the weight of the other two objects by using the balance.
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Pan Balance  Shapes (Fixed Va...

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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This double pan balance, created for use by participants in the PreK‑2 Algebra E‑Workshop, is a special version of the Pan Balance  Shapes applet. It uses numbers that are friendly for pr...
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Traffic Jam Applet

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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Equal numbers of people face each other with one open slot between them. Everybody faces the open slot. If there are 6 people there will be 7 slots, 6 of which must always have people in them. People ...
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Variables and Unknowns

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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This is a PowerPoint lesson on variables designed with the middle schooler in mind. The lesson uses color, sound, and animation to effectively illustrate necessary concepts and procedures. Students a...
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Balance

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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This sketch contains a collection of five different shapes: a star, square, circle, triangle, and diamond. The weight of these shapes can be compared by using the provided balance scale; simply drag o...
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Circles and Squares

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Using arithmetic reasoning and logic, players try to determine the secret values of the square and circle in as few turns as possible.
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Mystery Sums 1

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
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Students use logic and early algebra reasoning skills to find the secret numerical values of four letters.
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