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"Picking" Your Way through Are...

Setting up an equation (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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Algebra Quiz

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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This activity allows the user to practice solving algebraic equations, with variable time limit, difficulty, and problem type.
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Algebra, Section 1

Equations and functions (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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Algebra, Section 2

Equations and functions (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

Equations and functions (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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Balance

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Sketchpad 
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This sketch contains a collection of five different shapes: a star, square, circle, triangle, and diamond. The weight of these shapes can be compared by using the provided balance scale; simply drag o...
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Balance applets

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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A series of balance applets of increasing difficulty.
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Bricks Activity

Equations and functions (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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Bricks Activity

Equations and functions (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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Building a Brick Wall

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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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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Cereal Boxes and Spinners

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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The user considers the reallife problem of cost/reward of cereal box prizes.
NOTE: A free login is required. Sign up using the link on the login page, or use your existing KenKen or Prob...
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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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Cover Up

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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Cover Up helps students develop a strategy for solving algebraic equations that is more intuitive than mechanical use of order of operations. Given an equation that is “messy” with fractions, exponent...
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Diagonal Differences

Equations and functions (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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Domino Activity

Equations and functions (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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Domino Activity

Equations and functions (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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DragonBox Algebra 12+

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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DragonBox Algebra 12+ is based on the award winning game DragonBox Algebra 5+ but covers more advanced topics in mathematics and algebra: 
DragonBox Algebra 5+

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
iPad 
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DragonBox introduces the main math elements in a playful and colorful world. The game features a gradual learning of fundamental algebraic elements (equal sign, zero, multiplication, division, parenth...
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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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Function Graphing

Representations (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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Function Machine

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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This virtual manipulative is designed to teach the concept of a function. It does so by allowing you experiment with various functions.
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Function Machines

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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Test yourself on basic function machines with these ten questions.
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Geocadabra

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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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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Grapher

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Using this virtual manipulative you may: graph a function; trace a point along the graph; dynamically vary function parameters; change the range of values displayed in the graph; graph multiple functi...
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HandsOn Equations 1

Equations and functions (Math 6) 
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Level I of HandsOn Equations consists of six lessons and one review lesson. The student learns to solve equations such as 8+2x+3x=2x+1 and 2(2x+1)=3x+8. There are more than 80 equations for the stud...
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