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Connection Speed

Ratio and proportion (Math 6)+ 
Excel 
Tool 

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Students test the speed of their Internet connection and then estimate the time required to upload and download files of various sizes.
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How fast can you run?

Rates (Math 6) 
Excel 
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Students determine how fast they can run in ft/s, mi/hr, m/s, and km/hr.
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All About Ratios: A Learning T...

Ratios (Math 6) 
Flash 
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The "All About Ratios" activities are designed to introduce ratios in a conceptbuilding way. Activities include both practice exercises and a quiz.
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Ameba

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Flash 
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Ameba is designed to help students gain a better understanding of ratios and proportions. Students are asked to eat a given amount of dots in reference to the total number of dots on the board. The to...
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Personal Shopper

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Flash 
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The Personal Shopper game uses shopping and moneyhandling in order to reinforce the idea of proportional reasoning. The gameplay involves the player being given a certain amount of money, and a perc...
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Rate

Rates (Math 6) 
Flash 
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Understand that rate compares two quantities of different kinds of units and learn how to express rates as unit rates. This online lesson includes an interactive activity and assessment question set.
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Ratio and Proportion

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Flash 
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This module's aim is to remind learners about simple ratio and direct proportion, using factsheets, worksheets, an activity, a game, and a quiz at multiple difficulty levels.
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Thinking Blocks  Ratio Word P...

Ratios (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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Balance Applet

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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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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Buffon's Needle

Ratios (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students experiment with a simulation to get an approximation of Pi.
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Changing Cost per Minute

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Users learn how modifications in the rate affect the linear graph displaying accumulation (the total cost of calls).
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Constant Cost per Minute

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Users examine and try to understand the relationship between a constant rate and how it affects the cost over time.
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Consumer Price Index (CPI) Inf...

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This is an inflation calculator for adjusting costs from one year to another using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation index. This inflation calculator is based on the average inflation index dur...
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Fish Farm I

Ratios (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students try to place male and female fish in different ponds such as to satisfy certain restrictions on the ratios of male to female fish.
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Fish Farm, Part II

Ratios (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Students collect data on randomly chosen fish from a pond. Using this data, they try to determine the ratio of male fish to female fish in the pond.
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Free Ride

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This applet allows you to vary the gear ratio of a bike. The distance traveled by a halfpedal is determined by the ratio of gears. Can you capture all five flags on a course?
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Galactic Exchange

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students are asked to discover the exchange rates among different types of alien currency, and use this information to find out the amount of money needed to "buy" certain types of food.
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Graph Zooming

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students use different buttons to zoom a graph. They then investigate what is visible and what isn't, depending on which scale the zoom displays.
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Integer Bars

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Compare, rotate, and combine Integer Bars, which come
in different colors and lengths  from 1 unit to
10 units.
NOTE: Jill Britton discovered that a zipped version of this applet by J...
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LineUp with Math

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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LineUp With Math(TM) consists of six Problem Sets. Each enables students to explore and apply decisionmaking and proportional reasoning skills to resolve distanceratetime conflicts in realistic ...
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Pan Balance  Shapes (Fixed Va...

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Paper Pool Tool

Ratios (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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This applet allows users to explore the game of Paper Pool in which a ball leaves a corner at 45 degrees and continues on until landing in a pocket.
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Understanding Distance, Speed,...

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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In this activity, students investigate how changing starting position and step size affect the graph of time versus distance.
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Understanding Ratios of Areas ...

Ratios (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Users are given an opportunity to explore an interesting quantitative relationship between the area of a polygon and the area of an inscribed figure formed by joining the midpoints of the adjacent sid...
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Distance, Rate, and Time

Rates (Math 6)+ 
JavaScript 
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The user learns about rates and how to use formulas for solving word problems. After viewing examples, users can interactively practice problems using proportions or the distance formula to find the m...
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