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Clock Arithmetic and Cryptogra...

Operations with numbers (Math 6)+ 
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The following discussions and activities are designed to lead the students to practice their basic arithmetic skills by learning about clock arithmetic (aka modular arithmetic) and cryptography.
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Domino Activity

Patterns and sequences (Math 6)+ 
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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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Estimation

Estimation (Math 6) 
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A lesson is designed to show students how to make estimations.
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Fish Farm Teacher Support

Ratios (Math 6) 
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Links to Standards, activities, lessons, other resources.
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Fish Farm, Part II Teacher Sup...

Ratios (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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Fraction Darts Teacher Page

Fractions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This is a teacher information page to accompany the Fraction Darts Microworlds Applet activity. The activity challenges students to pop a balloon situated on a number line from 0 to 1 by throwing frac...
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Fraction Facts

Fractions (Math 6) 
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The following discussions and activities are designed to introduce students to fractions, including operations with fractions, converting fractions to decimals and percentages.
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Fractris Teacher Support

Adding fractions (Math 6) 
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Galactic Exchange Teacher Reso...

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
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Geoboards in the Classroom

Measurement (Math 6) 
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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Graph Zooming Teacher Support

Ratio and proportion (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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Histograms and Bar Graphs

Bar graphs (Math 6)+ 
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Introduction and fine points of using bar graphs and histograms.
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Ideas that Lead to Probability

Probability (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces students to concepts used which lead to probability.
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In the Dark with an Elephant T...

Representations (Math 6)+ 
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Integer Arithmetic

Addition (Math 6)+ 
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These guided, interactive activities use number lines, color chips, and a variety of scenarios to help students understand what an integer is and how to do signed addition, subtraction and multiplicat...
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Introduction to the Concept of...

Probability (Math 6) 
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An activity and two discussions of this lesson introduce the concept of probability and the basic set operations that are useful in solving probability problems that involve counting outcomes. This ma...
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Investigating Tessellations Us...

Symmetry (Math 6)+ 
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Students create tessellations using triangles, squares, trapezoids, hexagons, and parallelograms.
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Leonardo da Vinci Lesson Plan

Variables (Math 6)+ 
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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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Locker Problem

Patterns and sequences (Math 6)+ 
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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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Magic Squares

Operations with numbers (Math 6) 
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Designed primarily for middle school and older elementary school students, this Math Forum Web unit includes classroom activities for four different squares: Lo Shu, Sator, Durer, and Franklin, three ...
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Mean, Median, and Mode

Data analysis (Math 6) 
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The goal of this lesson is to introduce the concepts of mean, median and mode and to develop understanding and familiarity with these ideas.
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Mosaic Teacher Support

Adding fractions (Math 6) 
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Multiplying Decimals and Mixed...

Operations with numbers (Math 6) 
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This lesson is designed to reinforce skills associated with multiplying decimals and mixed numbers and allow students to visualize the effects of multiplying by a decimal or mixed number.
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Paper Folding Activity

Similarity (Math 6) 
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Students fold a sheet of paper (a manipulative) and also simulate folding using a JavaSketchpad activity to observe geometric relations. Students think about the angle measurements and the side measur...
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Paper Pool Game

Least common multiple (Math 6)+ 
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The interactive paper pool game in this iMath investigation provides an opportunity for students to further develop their understanding of ratio, proportion, and least common multiple.
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