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Bricks Activity

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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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

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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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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Locker Problem Activity

Equations and functions (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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Traffic Jam Activity

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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A classroom activity, to be explored through large movement experience, manipulatives, and an interactive Java applet. Students then revisit the activity, look for patterns, and write the answer algeb...
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Mellow Yellow: Interpreting Gr...

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Sketchpad 
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Compare different representations of motion: a story, a position graph, and the motion itself. Create a graph that matches a story, or write a story to match a graph, and check either by watching Mell...
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Lulu Information for Teachers

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Computer 
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Suggestions of question prompts to provide students as they use Lulu, one of the Alive Maths microworlds.
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Rational Number Relationships

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Excel 
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In this activity, students use an interactive spreadsheet template to explore relationships and patterns in rational numbers. The students will also learn how to create the template. Students will exp...
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Bricks Activity

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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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

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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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

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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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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Traffic Jam  Teacher Lesson P...

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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A classroom activity (also called Hop, Skip, Jump) aligned to the NCTM and California Standards, to be explored through large movement experience, manipulatives, and an interactive Java applet. Studen...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Equations and functions (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 “I Notice, I Wonder” focal activity, and some thoughts on why this activity works ...
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Math Forum Teacher Packet: TI...

Equations and functions (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: Lulu

Equations and functions (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 Lulu microworld.
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Kathleen's Story

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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A story related by a fourth grade Enrichment class teacher about how George Reese worked with two of her students on the Balance Applet tool.
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Linear Functions Dialogue

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Calculator 
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Discusses functions of the form y = ___*x + ___.
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Algebra, Section 1

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Computer 
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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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Algebra, Section 2

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Computer 
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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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Building a Brick Wall

Equations and functions (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...

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This page explains the connection between the Fibonacci numbers to brick wall patterns.
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Traffic Jam Solutions and Refl...

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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A page of the solutions and reflections on this problem from participants in the 1996 Math Forum Summer Institute.
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Geocadabra

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Computer 
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Geocadabra is dynamic geometry software that supports students learning 2D and 3D geometry, functions and curves (with analysis), and probability.
The software was developed in Holland, and is avai...
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Pan Balance  Expressions

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Computer 
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Practice arithmetic and algebraic skills, and investigate the important concept of equivalence. This interactive pan balance allows numeric or algebraic expressions to be entered and compared. You can...
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Pan Balance  Number

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Computer 
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Use this tool to strengthen understanding and computation of numerical expressions and equality. In understanding equality, one of the first things students must realize is that equality is a relation...
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Algebraic Reasoning

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Flash 
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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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