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Thinking Blocks  Ratio Word P...

Variables (Math 6) 
Flash 
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Thinking Blocks teaches students in grades 4  6 how to model and solve multistep word problems dealing with ratio and proportion. Using brightly colored blocks, students model the relationships among...
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Leonardo da Vinci Activity

Variables (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students answer the question: Is the ratio of our arm span to our height really equal to 1? If an emphasis is given to a/h = 1, this can be an engaging activity using variables. Use a spreadsheet to w...
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Leonardo da Vinci Lesson Plan

Variables (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Question: Is the ratio of our arm span to our height really equal to 1? If an emphasis is given to a/h = 1, this can be an engaging activity using variables. Use a spreadsheet to work with the data.
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Variables and Unknowns

Variables (Math 6) 
PowerPoint 
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This is a PowerPoint lesson on variables designed with the middle schooler in mind. The lesson uses color, sound, and animation to effectively illustrate necessary concepts and procedures. Students a...
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Mystery Sums 1

Variables (Math 6) 
Sketchpad 
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Students use logic and early algebra reasoning skills to find the secret numerical values of four letters.
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Million Dollar Mission

Variables (Math 6) 
Spreadsheet 
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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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