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Baby, It's Cold Outside

Temperature (Math 6) 
Calculator 
Activity 

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A calculator activity exploring temperature conversions.
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Investigating the Height of a ...

Length/height (Math 6) 
Excel 
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How do you get started at mathematical modeling? Here is an easy, quick, and engaging activity and a “just add data” interactive Excel spreadsheet to accomplish that first modeling task. The task ...
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Converting Units and Rates

Converting between units (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This lesson puts some fun into dimensional analysis! I used to teach converting units/rates by demonstrating on the chalkboard (boring!), but my colleague created this lesson that is sure to spark stu...
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Math Insight  Digging Dirt

Converting between units (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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An application problem that asks students to help an excavation company prepare a bid for one of their clients by calculating what they should charge to dig a hole. To solve the problem students must ...
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Perimeter and Area

Perimeter (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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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 6)+ 
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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Calculate the Area of a Trapez...

Area (Math 6) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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Stepbystep directions on how to use the Area Formulas App to calculate the area of a trapezoid.
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"Picking" Your Way through Are...

Area (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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Geometric Dartboards

Area (Math 6) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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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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Real Estate Tycoon

Length/height (Math 6)+ 
Computer 
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In this yearlong project, students design, "build," and "sell" a house; after which they simulate investment of the profits in the stock market. Along the way, students make scale drawings, compute w...
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What is Area?

Perimeter (Math 6)+ 
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 6)+ 
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 6)+ 
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 6)+ 
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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Area

Area (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces the concept of area.
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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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Perimeter and Area

Perimeter (Math 6)+ 
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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Lifting a Lion, TI15

Measurement (Math 6) 
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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Geometry, Section 2

Area (Math 6) 
Computer 
Support Material 

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A collection of illustrated concepts including problems for students to work out, and standalone word problems. Includes automated feedback. Pre and posttests, answer sheets, additional help, tools,...
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Mars Exploration Drawings

Time (Math 6)+ 
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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Numbers as Measurements (Amsco...

Measurement (Math 6) 
Flash 
Support Material 

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This lesson explains how to find measurements of object/shapes, and deals with significant digits, precision/accuracy, and ways of expressing error in measurement.
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Area Discussion

Area (Math 6) 
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 6)+ 
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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Area Formulas

Area (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
Support Material 

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The user reviews the area formulas for certain polygons and how to calculate the area of the polygons using the formulas.
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Fractions Balance

Weight/mass (Math 6) 
Android 
Tool 

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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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