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Towers of Hanoi

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Solve the tower problem and test your theory by varying the number of disks.
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Resources for Interactive Whit...

Patterns and sequences (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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Number Patterns

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Arrange numbers to complete a pattern of numbers.
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Traffic Jam

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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There are eleven stepping stones and ten people. On the five lefthand stones, facing the center, stand five of the people. The other five people stand on the five righthand stones, also facing the ...
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A Closer Look at Earth, from S...

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
Flash 
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There are two activities for students to try: the Seasons Activity and the Scavenger Hunt. In the Seasons activity users order strips of the earth by month. Hints and scaffolds are built into the to...
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Million Dollar Mission

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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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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Squares in a Square

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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If you have a checkerboard that is 50x50 with small squares inside it, how many squares will there be all together? Students use a Java applet from the Freudenthal Institute to think about the ques...
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Tower of Hanoi

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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Solve the Tower of Hanoi problem with different levels and see an explanation of the recursion relationship involved.
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Let's Do Math Checkerboard

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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As a problem solving activity, students determine how many squares are on a checkerboard. Students drag highlighted squares of various sizes around the board to count the number of squares. They enter...
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Let's Do Math Checkerboard

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
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As a problem solving activity, students determine how many squares are on a checkerboard. Students draw various sized squares on grid paper (provided) to count the number of squares. They enter the va...
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Locker Problem Activity

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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Fifteen Puzzle

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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Solve this virtual version of the classical fifteen puzzle by arranging its tiles.
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Patterns, Relations, and Funct...

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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This eModule presents sequences of geometric patterns and encourages students to generate rules and functions describing relationships between the pattern number and characteristics of the pattern. S...
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Bricks Activity

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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Student page for the classroom activity (also called the Masonry Problem; a variation on polyominoes) to be explored through manipulatives (dominoes). Students explore different possibilities of makin...
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Domino Activity

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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Student page for the classroom activity (similar to Pentomino + 1 = Hexomino; a variation on polyominoes) to be explored through manipulatives (paper dominoes). Students explore whether it is possible...
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Function Graphing

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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This activity focuses on:
* graphing an ordered pair, (a, f(a)), for a function f
* the connection between a function, its table, and its graph
* the interpretation of the horizontal coordinate o...
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Bricks Activity

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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Classroom activity (also called the Masonry Problem; a variation on polyominoes) to be explored through manipulatives (dominoes). Students explore different possibilities of making brick walls with an...
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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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Locker Problem

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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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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Patterns, Relations, and Funct...

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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These guided, interactive activities present sequences of geometric patterns and encourage students to generate rules and functions describing relationships between the pattern number and characterist...
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Building a Brick Wall

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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A pictorial representation of the pattern that emerges as you investigate the problem posed in the Domino Activity.
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Fibonacci Numbers and Brick Wa...

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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This page explains the connection between the Fibonacci numbers to brick wall patterns.
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Three Scientists and Three Ban...

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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A rivercrossing problem in which the goal is to get both scientists and bandits across without having the bandits outnumber the scientists on either side of the river during the process.
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The Eight Queens Problem

Patterns and sequences (Math 6) 
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Place 8 queens on the chess board in such a way so that no queen can attack another. One solution provided.
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Math Doodles: Double Traits

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Each figure is made up of three traits: shape, number, and color. Click on any two figures to trade their locations. Rearrange the figures in the grid so that figures bordering each other share at lea...
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