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Perimeter and Area

Perimeter (Math 4)+ 
Java Applet 
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Guided, interactive activities with geoboards help students understand the concepts of perimeter and area, with practice in calculating the areas of rectangles, triangles, and irregular polygons.
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The Hispaniola Water Shortage ...

Capacity/volume (Math 4) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Gives students an introduction to number theory by emphasizing the significance of starting with containers of different parity, as compared to containers of the same parity. Some implied work with mo...
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When Gas Was a Quarter!

Money/coins (Math 4) 
JavaScript 
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This is the student page that goes with the When Gas Was a Quarter! lesson plan. In this exercise, students explore the following questions: Why does everything cost so much more now, compared to when...
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Area of an Equilateral Triangl...

Length/height (Math 4)+ 
TI73 Explorer 
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Stepbystep directions on how to use the GeoBoard App to construct objects of various sizes on circular or square boards.
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Area (elementary)

Area (Math 4) 
Calculator 
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Have your students learn about area and the units used to measure area using a variety of materials including computer applets.
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Perimeter Lesson (elementary)

Perimeter (Math 4) 
Calculator 
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Students will learn about perimeter and the units used to measure perimeter using a variety of materials including their hands, feet, rulers, and computer applets.
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Pitching Cards

Measurement (Math 4)+ 
Computer 
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Students measure distances using standard and nonstandard units and record their measurement in various tables. Then use descriptive statistics to report the results. In this lesson, students play a g...
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What is Area?

Perimeter (Math 4)+ 
Computer 
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Collaborative group activity comparing area and perimeter using HandsOn Math software by Ventura Educational Systems. The ideas could also be adapted to use with other software or a Java applet.
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Mars Exploration Applet Activi...

Calendar (Math 4)+ 
Flash 
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The Mars Spaceship Exploration applet is designed to expose students with different basic facts about Mars, and engage students in an exploration activity. The goals of the applet are that students wi...
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Mars Exploration Drawing Activ...

Calendar (Math 4)+ 
Flash 
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The purpose of the drawing activity is twofold. First, the drawing activity serves as an opportunity to remind students of the facts they learned in the applet. Second, the drawing activity provides a...
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Mars Exploration Learning Goal...

Calendar (Math 4)+ 
Flash 
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Three learning goals for the Mars Exploration Activity are listed and described as well as assessment opportunities for each of the learning goals.
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Perimeter and Area

Perimeter (Math 4)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Guided, interactive activities with geoboards help students understand the concepts of perimeter and area, with practice in calculating the areas of rectangles, triangles, and irregular polygons. Teac...
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The Hispaniola Water Shortage ...

Capacity/volume (Math 4) 
Java Applet 
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Links to Standards, activities, lessons, Ask Dr. Math archives, vocabulary, other resources.
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Inch by Inch: Discovering Frac...

Length/height (Math 4) 
JavaScript 
Lesson Plan 

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In this lesson, students use an actual ruler to represent various fractions as lengths. This lesson builds on the work done in the previous lesson with nonstandard measurement as students use a standa...
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When Gas Was a Quarter

Money/coins (Math 4) 
JavaScript 
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Why do things cost so much more now than they used to? Students will find out about inflation in the United States.
With this lesson, students will use the Consumer Price Index and explore inflation ...
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Lifting a Lion, TI15

Measurement (Math 4) 
TI15 
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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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Mars Exploration Drawings

Calendar (Math 4)+ 
Flash 
Support Material 

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Drawings made during the Mars Exploration Drawing Activity by students at Escondido Elementary School.
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Area Discussion

Area (Math 4) 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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A dialogue between a student and a mentor about finding areas of irregular shapes on a grid.
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Shape Explorer Dialogue

Perimeter (Math 4)+ 
Java Applet 
Support Material 

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A dialogue between a mentor and a student about using the Shape Explorer applet to find the area and perimeter of an irregular shape.
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Fractions Balance

Weight/mass (Math 4) 
Android 
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Usually in elementary mathematics, pan scale balances are used only to display at the time of equilibrium in order to verify that two quantities are equivalent.
In this case, apart from that use, it ...
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Time Calculator

Measurement (Math 4)+ 
Android 
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With the Time Calculator you can calculate the difference between two dates. You can set a date in the past and subtract it from the present time and the result will be the elapsed time. Also, you can...
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Distances from London

Standard units (Math 4)+ 
Computer 
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Alterable worksheet in which students round distances of various cities from London to the nearest 10, 100, and 1000. Fee required to print; see this page.
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Negative Numbers and Reading F...

Temperature (Math 4) 
Computer 
Tool 
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Alterable worksheet in which students are given thermometer scales at a given negative reading and are asked to mark the new reading if the temperature rises by a certain amount. Fee required to prin...
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Negative Numbers and Reading F...

Temperature (Math 4) 
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Worksheet with thermometers showing negative readings at 8 different times of day. Suggested activities at page listed in "Guide." Fee required to print; see the "Guide" page.
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Negative Numbers and Reading F...

Temperature (Math 4) 
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Alterable worksheet with 8 blank thermometers. Fee required to print; see < href="http://www.activemaths.co.uk/worksheets/2place/">this page.
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