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"Picking" Your Way through Are...

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
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 Fractals Unit for Elementary...

Fractals (Math 6) 
Computer 
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A teaching unit on fractals for students and teachers in grades 4 to 8, that adults are free to enjoy, designed to introduce students to fractals and the underlying mathematics. It focuses on fractals...
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A Geometric Proof of the Pytha...

Pythagorean theorem (Math 6) 
PowerPoint 
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This PowerPoint presentation uses animation and color to show a stepbystep geometric proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. It is assumed that students are already familiar with the theorem and its mean...
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Alphabet Geometry

Transformations (Math 6)+ 
Flash 
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Being able to visualize the movement of a shape is very important. The Flash movies on this webpage show a letter, or a polygon (after all, block letters are really just polygons), in their origina...
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Angle Game for Kids

Geometry in the plane (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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Users follow the instructions and try to squirt a number of different objects on the screen. They are asked to determine how far to rotate the water hose to hit their targets.
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Angle: An Illustrated Classifi...

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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An interactive Java applet that displays the degree measure of userdefined angles along with the labels according to the common classification: acute, right, etc. An option is to show negative as wel...
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Angles Formed by Parallel Line...

Intersecting, , & perp. (Math 6) 
Sketchpad 
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Students identify and measure corresponding angles, alternate interior angles, and alternate exterior angles, and determine which angles are congruent to each other. The link to the activity itself...
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Angles Formed by Parallel Line...

Intersecting, , & perp. (Math 6) 
Sketchpad 
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Students identify and measure corresponding angles, alternate interior angles, and alternate exterior angles, and determine which angles are congruent to each other. The link to the tool itself is ...
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Area and Perimeter  PDA versi...

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
Flash 
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This activity is designed to support the understanding of perimeter and area, and to run on PDAs.
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Area and perimeter of a rectan...

Reflections (Math 6) 
Flash 
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A web page and interactive (Flash) applet demonstrating the reflection transformation. Drag the vertices of a triangle and reposition the line of reflection. The reflected image of the triangl...
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Area of a Circle Calculator

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
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This is a calculator for area of a circle, which allows students to enter the radius or diameter. It then shows the solution steps to solve the entered problem.
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Area of a Triangle

Triangles (Math 6) 
Flash 
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Flashbased introduction to finding the area of a triangle, given the base and height. College Cram charges access fees by the month or by the semester for most resources. To get a preview of thei...
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Area of an Equilateral Triangl...

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
TI73 Explorer 
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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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Bisection Lesson and Virtual M...

Intersecting, , & perp. (Math 6) 
Flash 
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Bisection lesson includes visuals and audio narration. The activity also includes an interactive applet and question set for basic assessment.
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Chaos Dialogue

Fractals (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Introduces the notion of chaos as the breakdown in predictability.
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Chaos is Everywhere Dialogue

Fractals (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Shows the wide spread use of fractals and chaos in science and nature.
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Classifying Quadrilaterals Vis...

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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In this activity, you will visually explore the relationship between several different quadrilaterals and eventually classify them in the form of a 'family tree'. After an introduction to a square and...
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Color in Tessellations Dialogu...

Translations (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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Explains the effect that color has on the patterns we see in tessellations.
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Composing Reflections

Reflections (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Users can examine the result of reflecting a shape successively through two different lines.
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Composing Transformations

Transformations (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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The users are challenged to compose equivalent transformations in two different ways.
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Congruent Triangles

Triangles (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This manipulative allows you to construct two triangles from various combinations of sides and angles. You can choose to work with any one of four different cases: SSS, SAS, ASA, and SSA
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Cutting Corners

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This tool provides an excellent opportunity for users to talk about the names and attributes of shapes they do not regularly meet.
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Describing Reflections

Reflections (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Interacting with the JavaSketchpad applets helps the user understand how reflections work and what happens when two or more reflections are applied one after the other.
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Describing Rotations

Rotations (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students will think about how to describe rotations of a figure and then have the opportunity to investigate the effect of rotations through different angles and on different shapes.
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Egg Puzzle Geometric Activity

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Scramble the egg shell pieces then put them back together.
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