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Ratios (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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The interactive paper pool game in this iMath investigation provides an opportunity for students to further develop their understanding of ratio, proportion, and least common multiple.
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Exploring Distance, Rate, and ...

Rates (Math 6) 
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This lesson involves the Runners' applet from the NCTM website. The applet uses two runners, and allows for a variety of parameters. Changing the parameters on the applet helps students develop an und...
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Exploring Distance, Rate, and ...

Rates (Math 6) 
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This worksheet follows up on the classwork activity. Although the homework can be done without having access to the web, it is more beneficial for students to use the applet to check their answers.
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Fish Farm Problem

Ratios (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Depending on the student's approach to this problem, many types of math can be incorporated to solve this problem. The concept of ratio is used throughout, and students can solve the problem by experi...
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Fish Farm, Part II Problem

Ratios (Math 6) 
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This problem allows students to investigate different data collection methods. Students realize that they get different data depending on whether they have a small sample size, but a large number of t...
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Galactic Exchange Problem

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
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This problem allows students to investigate ratio and proportion, by discovering the exchange rate between different alien currencies (i.e. 7 circles have the same value as 3 triangles, etc.) By manip...
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Go the Distance

Ratios (Math 6)+ 
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The interactive paper pool game in this iMath investigation provides an opportunity for students to further develop their understanding of ratio, proportion, and least common multiple.
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Graph Zooming Problem

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
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By asking students about the intersection between two lines, this problem involves solving two linear equations graphically. However, the main purpose of the problem is to investigate what happens whe...
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Leonardo da Vinci Activity

Ratio and proportion (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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Look for Patterns

Ratios (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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The interactive paper pool game in this iMath investigation provides an opportunity for students to further develop their understanding of ratio, proportion, and least common multiple.
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Balance Applet Teacher Introdu...

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 

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The Balance Applet is a game. There is a balance and 3 different shapes. The weight of one shape is given. The player is asked to find the other shapes' weights using the balance.
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Fish Farm Teacher Support

Ratios (Math 6) 
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Fish Farm, Part II Teacher Sup...

Ratios (Math 6) 
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Galactic Exchange Teacher Reso...

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
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Graph Zooming Teacher Support

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
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Leonardo da Vinci Lesson Plan

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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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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Paper Pool Game

Ratios (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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The interactive paper pool game in this iMath investigation provides an opportunity for students to further develop their understanding of ratio, proportion, and least common multiple.
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Single Runner

Rates (Math 6) 
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While moving a runner along a line, changing the step size and starting position, the students will identify and describe situations with constant rates of change and compare them.
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Two Runners

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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While moving runners along a line, and changing their step size and starting position, the students will identify and describe situations with constant rates of change and compare them.
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Lifting a Lion, TI15

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
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An activity designed to take advantage of the features of the TI15 calculator. Using a toy lion and a lever, students will discover how much work is needed to raise the toy lion. They will use propor...
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Percent Mixture Problems (Alge...

Proportions (Math 6) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains how to work with percent mixture problems.
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Work Related Problems (Algebra...

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Flash 
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This minilesson explains work problems involving situations such as a group of people working together on a job.
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All About Ratios

Ratios (Math 6) 
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The "All About Ratios" activities are designed to introduce ratios in a conceptbuilding way. The activities can be done on computers with Internet access or be printed. The author suggests that pairs...
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How much did it cost back in?

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
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This WolframAlpha widget calculates and displays the current value of a historical amount of money.
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Proportion Problem Generator

Proportions (Math 6) 
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In these randomly generated proportion problems, find n from the given ratios of cats and dogs, gizmos and dirtclods, feathers and more.
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