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Exponents

Exponents (Math 6)+ 
PowerPoint 
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This is a PowerPoint lesson on exponents designed with the middle schooler in mind. The lesson uses color, sound, and animation to effectively illustrate necessary concepts and procedures. An analog...
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Resources for Interactive Whit...

Number sense (Math 6)+ 
Flash 
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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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Secret Worlds: The Universe Wi...

Powers of ten (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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View the Milky Way at 10 million light years from the Earth. Then move through space towards the Earth in successive orders of magnitude until you reach a tall oak tree just outside the buildings of t...
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Play with Frogs Information fo...

Number sense (Math 6) 
Computer 
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Suggestions of question prompts to provide students as they use Play with Frogs, one of the Alive Maths microworlds.
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Number Worlds: Visual and expe...

Number sense (Math 6) 
Computer 
Support Material 

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Recent research demonstrates that many issues related to the structure of natural numbers and the relationship among numbers are not well grasped. In this article, the computerbased learning environm...
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NumberWorlds

Number sense (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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With this applet, students can investigate various properties of numbers including patterns of even, odd, square and prime numbers, as well as multiples and factors. There are also different "worlds" ...
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Play with Frogs

Number sense (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
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This is the Frogs microworld. Can you exchange sides with the other team of Frogs by jumping or sliding? Frogs provides a great way of getting acquainted with ideas in Algebra, Problem Solving, Reason...
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Million Dollar Mission

Exponents (Math 6) 
Spreadsheet 
Tool 

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This is the famous "doubling pennies" problem. Students will study exponential growth. The activity is designed for students to work independently, or in groups with guidance from the teacher.
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Base Blocks

Base ten, place value (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Illustrate addition and subtraction in a variety of bases.
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Miranda and the Rookie

Number sense (Math 6) 
Spreadsheet 
Technology PoW 

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Use a spreadsheet to compare salaries of the star basketball player and the rookie.
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Base Blocks Decimals

Base ten, place value (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Add and subtract decimal values using base blocks.
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Cryptarithms

Base ten, place value (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Cryptarithms are brain teasers obtained when digits in numerical calculations have been replaced by letters. Customarily, distinct letters stand for different digits. Another term, Alphametics, denote...
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A Million Penny Project

Large numbers (Math 6) 
Spreadsheet 
Technology PoW 

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Students use a spreadsheet to show when they will have collected their million pennies.
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Modular Arithmetic Lesson

Number sense (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Clock (or modular) arithmetic is arithmetic you do on a clock instead of a number line. Investigate arithmetic using a 12hour, 10hour, and 2hour clock.
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Clock Arithmetic and Cryptogra...

Number sense (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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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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Graph of the US Income Distrib...

Large numbers (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
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Interact with a graph displaying family income across the population using a football field as the context. The height of the curve at any point is the height of a stack of $100 bills equaling that in...
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Colour Calculator Information ...

Number sense (Math 6) 
Computer 
Lesson Plan 

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Suggestions of question prompts to provide students as they use Colour Calculator, one of the Alive Maths microworlds.
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Touch decimals Place value ±

Base ten, place value (Math 6)+ 
Android 
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This touch decimal app has a double interactive place value chart, with up to 40 decimal columns. It is a mathematical analogy with positive and negative tokens. It is designed to:

Clock Arithmetic

Number sense (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students learn about modular arithmetic operations through working with various types of clocks. Parameters: Number of hours on the clock.
Spanish version also available.
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Exponents

Exponents (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
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The user learns some basic rules about exponents and how to write in scientific notation. After viewing some examples, users can interactively practice doing simple operations with exponents.
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Power Cards  Solution

Base ten, place value (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This site explains the Power Cards puzzle to and teaches about binary numbers and other bases.
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SMILE Mathematics Activity

Number sense (Math 6) 
TI73 Explorer 
Activity 

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Stepbystep directions on how to use the the five SMILE Mathematics computer games: MiniMax, Box, Matching Fractions, Angle, and Rhino.
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Classroom narrative: Frogs

Number sense (Math 6) 
Computer 
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A story from the middle school classroom: the mathematical ideas and questions encountered by one group of students worked with the Frogs microworld.
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Number Bases

Base ten, place value (Math 6) 
Flash 
Support Material 

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This interactive multimedia tutorial discusses using bases other than ten for counting. Octal and binary are discussed in particular.
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Clocks and Modular Arithmetic ...

Number sense (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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A dialogue between a student and a mentor on the relationship between clocks and modular arithmetic.
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