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"Picking" Your Way through Are...

Algebra and expressions (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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Balance Applet Teacher Introdu...

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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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How Many Squares on a Checker ...

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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This problem could be used in varying degrees with 6th graders through high school. It encourages students to use good problemsolving heuristics. Logo is used to extend this problem and to encourage ...
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Play with Frogs Information fo...

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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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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Understanding Algebraic Factor...

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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Students use algebra tiles to explore algebraic factoring.
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Understanding Factoring throug...

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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Understanding factoring through geometry: students work cooperatively to display a numeral as the area of a rectangle, and make as many rectangular arrangements as possible for each numeral given.
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “I Notice, I Wonder” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity works ...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
TINspire 
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This packet contains a copy of the original problem used to create the activity, rationale and explanation behind the “Doing it Wrong” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity works well...
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Classroom narrative: Frogs

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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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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Algebra, Section 1

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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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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Algebraic Reasoning

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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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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Alginon's Algebra

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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Hide and reveal elements in twostep algebraic equations, as a basis for discussion of the ideas term, expression, and equation. Also includes an assessment activity.
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Diagonal Differences

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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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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Leapfrog

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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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Loopy Snooker

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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See how many bounces it takes to get the ball to a pocket on this special snooker table. (Snooker in Britain is similar to pool in America.) Change the size of the table and see what difference it mak...
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Magic Number Cauldron

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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Using a Macbeth style backdrop, ingredients are added to the witches' cauldron to make a number spell. The activity needs supporting via teacher questioning but the basic objective is to work out the ...
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Mathionaire

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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Play a mathbased version of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?" including help from the audience and a lifeline.
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Maths Hangman

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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Guess the words in this hangman game using vocabulary from geometry, algebra, number, and statistics.
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Number Stairs

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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This tools helps you investigate the pattern of the sums of numbers within a stair shape drawn on a 10x10 grid. What happens if you change the position of the stair? ...the size of the grid? the size ...
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Resources for Interactive Whit...

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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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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Algebra Tiles

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Visualize multiplying and factoring algebraic expressions using tiles.
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Balance

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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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 Applet

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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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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Coin Problem

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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Use deduction to find the lighter coin.
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Pan Balance  Shapes (Fixed Va...

Algebra and expressions (Math 6) 
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This double pan balance, created for use by participants in the PreK‑2 Algebra E‑Workshop, is a special version of the Pan Balance  Shapes applet. It uses numbers that are friendly for pr...
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