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Sets and the Venn Diagram

Venn diagrams (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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This lesson is designed to introduce students to the idea of a set and what it means to be contained in a set. Students will experiment with sets in conjunction with the Venn Diagram.
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Sets, Relations, and Functions...

Functions / Relations (Algebra)+ 
Flash 
Support Material 

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This minilesson is an introduction to the meaning of sets, relations, and functions, using both roster form and set builder notation.
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Sextic Equation Calculator

General (Algebra)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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This calculator solves sextic equations in the form of AX^6 + BX^5 + CX^4 + DX^3 + EX^2 + FX + G = 0. It uses the NewtonRaphson method to approximate 2 out of the 6 solutions. Then, it divides the 2 ...
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Shading Fractions Activity

Fractions (Kindergarten)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Students will learn to divide and shade 1/2, 1/3, 1/4 using Utah State's applet, Parts of a Whole.
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Shadow of a Square

Transformations and symmetry (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet has you creating figures based on shadows (or transformations) of the given square.
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Shape Builder

Perimeter (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This activity operates in one of two modes: auto draw and create shape mode, allowing you to explore relationships between area and perimeter. Shape Builder is one of the Interactivate assessment expl...
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Shape Cutter

Geometry in the plane (Math 2)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This tool allows users to explore how they can decompose shapes and recompose them to make other shapes. Users draw and cut shapes and also use slides, turns, and flip features to move the cut pieces ...
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Shape Explorer

Perimeter (Math 4)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This applet allow the user to test his or her skill at calculating the area and perimeter of a given figure.
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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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Shape Makers: Developing Geome...

Triangles (Math 6)+ 
Sketchpad 
Activity 
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Author Michael Battista has built what he calls the Shape Makers computer microworld, a series of explorations in which students develop dynamic mental models for thinking about geometric shapes an...
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Shape Pan Balance

Equations and functions (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The pan balance activity is designed to give students experiences with the major properties of equivalence, even though it maybe not be profitable to overtly discuss these properties.
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Shape Sorter Tool

Geometry in the plane (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Shapes have many different properties such as the lengths of their sides, measures of interior angles, and symmetry. This tool allows the user to use a Venn diagram model to sort shapes based on their...
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Shapeology

Geometry in the plane (Math 3)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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A square is broken into a number of quadrilaterals. Reassemble the pieces into twounit quadrilaterals, and then recreate the square from these.
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Shaping Middle Grades Mathemat...

General (Math 7) 
TI73 Explorer 
Activity 

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These activities are intended to develop and deepen students' understanding of middle school geometry concepts. They may be woven into the curriculum as an independent geometry investigation or as a r...
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Shedding Light on the Subject

Growth (Algebra)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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This is a full lesson that gives students experience with exponential functions in an application format. There is a movie, an applet for gathering information, and a graphing applet. There is a les...
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Shifting Graphs

Function graphs (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Choose a function from a list or enter your own, and see the way its equation changes as the function is translated horizontally and vertically.
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Shmuzzles

Symmetry (Math 3)+ 
iPhone 
Tool 
$ 
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Assemble mosaics using tessellating Shmuzzle shapes in four colors. To locate the solid color Shmuzzle puzzle pieces, select "Creative Shmuzzling," and then "New Shmuzzle Creation." To rotate the puzz...
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Shooting Balls

Linear relationships (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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One or two player game reinforcing slope and intercept. Three levels of play help students ramp up from lines passing through the origin, to lines with a fixed yintercept, to lines through two fixed...
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Short vs. Tall

Measurement (Kindergarten)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

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Students compare the attributes of integer bars.
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Short vs. Tall Activity

Measurement (Kindergarten)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Students compare the attributes of integer bars using the Integer Bar applet by Jacobo Bulaevsky.
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Shortest Ladder over a Fence

Optimization and extrema (Calculus) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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What is the length of the shortest ladder that can reach from the ground over the fence to the wall of the building? Experiment, then see the solution.
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Shortest Route

Addition (Math 3)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

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The object of this game is to find the path from corner to corner in the grid using the grid lines with the smallest sum. Change the grid size to make the game more or less challenging.
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ShowTheMath.org

General (Math 7)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Enter an algebraic equation and then solve it, step by step  manually: use the pulldown menu to describe steps as combining like terms, distributing, expanding, factoring, adding to both sides, sub...
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Side Length and Area of Simila...

Similarity (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The user can manipulate the side lengths of one of two similar rectangles and the scale factor to learn about how the side lengths, perimeters, and areas of the two rectangles are related.
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Side Length, Volume, and Surfa...

Similarity (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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The user can manipulate the scale factor that links two threedimensional rectangular prisms and learn about the relationships among edge lengths, surface areas, and volumes.
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