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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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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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Connection Speed

Ratio and proportion (Math 6)+ 
Excel 
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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) 
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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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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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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) 
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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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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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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 
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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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Corredores

Ratio and proportion (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Di cómo el tamaño del paso de un corredor puede ayudarte a predecir el tiempo que debería hacer el o ella para recorrer una distancia determinada.
versión en inglés
NOTE: A f...
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Exploring Distance, Rate, and ...

Rates (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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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) 
Java Applet 
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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 I

Ratios (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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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 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 Teacher Support

Ratios (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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