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A Closer Look at Earth, from S...

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Flash 
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There are two activities for students to try: the Seasons Activity and the Scavenger Hunt. In the Seasons activity users order strips of the earth by month. Hints and scaffolds are built into the to...
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Algebraic Reasoning

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
Flash 
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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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Balance

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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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

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
Sketchpad 
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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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Balance Applet

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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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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Balance Applet Teacher Introdu...

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 

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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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Bricks Activity

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
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Student page for the classroom activity (also called the Masonry Problem; a variation on polyominoes) to be explored through manipulatives (dominoes). Students explore different possibilities of makin...
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Bricks Activity

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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Classroom activity (also called the Masonry Problem; a variation on polyominoes) to be explored through manipulatives (dominoes). Students explore different possibilities of making brick walls with an...
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Building a Brick Wall

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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A pictorial representation of the pattern that emerges as you investigate the problem posed in the Domino Activity.
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Circles and Squares

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
Sketchpad 
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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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Cuadros en un Cuadro

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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Si tienes una tabla de damas que mide 50 x 50 con cuadros pequeños adentro, cuántos cuadros hay en total en toda la tabla?
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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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Domino Activity

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
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Student page for the classroom activity (similar to Pentomino + 1 = Hexomino; a variation on polyominoes) to be explored through manipulatives (paper dominoes). Students explore whether it is possible...
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Domino Activity

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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A classroom activity (similar to Pentomino + 1 = Hexomino; a variation on polyominoes) to be explored through manipulatives (paper dominoes). Students explore whether it is possible to cover a 6x5 gri...
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Fibonacci Numbers and Brick Wa...

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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This page explains the connection between the Fibonacci numbers to brick wall patterns.
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Fifteen Puzzle

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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Solve this virtual version of the classical fifteen puzzle by arranging its tiles.
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HandsOn Math Attribute Blocks

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
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HandsOn Math Attribute Blocks provides an interactive learning environment for learning and enhancing mathematical concepts related to set theory, geometry, number theory, and logical thinking. Attri...
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Leapfrog

Algebra and expressions (Math 5) 
Flash 
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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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Leonardo da Vinci Activity

Variables (Math 5) 
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Students answer the question: Is the ratio of our arm span to our height really equal to 1? If an emphasis is given to a/h = 1, this can be an engaging activity using variables. Use a spreadsheet to w...
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Leonardo da Vinci Lesson Plan

Variables (Math 5) 
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Question: Is the ratio of our arm span to our height really equal to 1? If an emphasis is given to a/h = 1, this can be an engaging activity using variables. Use a spreadsheet to work with the data.
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Let's Do Math Checkerboard

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
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As a problem solving activity, students determine how many squares are on a checkerboard. Students drag highlighted squares of various sizes around the board to count the number of squares. They enter...
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Let's Do Math Checkerboard

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
JavaScript 
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As a problem solving activity, students determine how many squares are on a checkerboard. Students draw various sized squares on grid paper (provided) to count the number of squares. They enter the va...
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Locker Problem

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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A classroom activity (also called 1000 Lockers) to be explored through the use of manipulatives and a ClarisWorks spreadsheet. Students then look for patterns and write the answer algebraically.
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Locker Problem

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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Investigate the famous Locker problem. Invent your own version! This applet has a feature that allows students to investigate some of their own versions of the locker problem. For example, instead of ...
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Locker Problem Activity

Patterns and sequences (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
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A classroom activity (also called 1000 Lockers) to be explored through the use of manipulatives and a ClarisWorks spreadsheet. Students then look for patterns and write the answer algebraically.
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