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A Fractals Unit for Elementary...

Fractals (Math 6) 
Computer 
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A teaching unit on fractals for students and teachers in grades 4 to 8, that adults are free to enjoy, designed to introduce students to fractals and the underlying mathematics. It focuses on fractals...
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Instant Solution of a Maze

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
Computer 
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A quick way to find solutions to complicated mazes. The author writes: "While doing a maze activity with a group of elementary school homeschoolers, I started exploring mazes as systems of walls rathe...
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Tilings and Symmetry

Symmetry (Math 6)+ 
Computer 
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A set of questions for small group investigation on tilings and symmetry using the software KaleidoTile.
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Using Kali

Symmetry (Math 6) 
Computer 
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An exercise (in English and Spanish) in using an interactive 2D Euclidean symmetry pattern editor. This activity was originally written as one of the stations in Frisbie Middle School's Multicultural ...
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Exploring Tessellations

Tessellations (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Although it could be argued that the best way for students to explore tessellations is by using pattern blocks, the virtual pattern blocks in this NLVM applet will engage your students, too. In this a...
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Fractals: Koch Snowflake

Fractals (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This activity shows how to make the Koch Snowflake fractal handson, stepbystep by using triangle grid paper which is provided.
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Fractals: Sierpinski Triangle

Fractals (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This activity shows how to make a Sierpinski Triangle handson, stepbystep by using triangle grid paper which is provided.
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Regular Tessellations

Symmetry (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students understand why equilateral triangles, squares, and regular hexagons tessellate regularly in the Euclidean plane.
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Relationships Between Reflecti...

Symmetry (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Users will learn the properties of designs that have bilateral symmetry in this activity.
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Right Triangle Geometry

Triangles (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This eModule presents realworld problems that motivate students to work with right triangle geometry. Interactive worksheets and diagrams with feedback help students learn to solve for unknown angles...
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Triangle Geometry

Triangles (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This eModule presents realworld problems that motivate students to work with triangle geometry. Interactive worksheets and diagrams with feedback help students learn to solve for unknown angles and s...
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Types of Triangles

Triangles (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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This activity is available in Word, PDF, or HTML format and at two different levels (an introduction to types of triangles, and a more advanced version). Students use a GSP sketch or interactive web ...
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Exploring Tessellations (Homew...

Tessellations (Math 6) 
JavaScript 
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This worksheet follows up on the classwork activity. (see link below in Resource Connections)
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Angles Formed by Parallel Line...

Intersecting, , & perp. (Math 6) 
Sketchpad 
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Students identify and measure corresponding angles, alternate interior angles, and alternate exterior angles, and determine which angles are congruent to each other. The link to the activity itself...
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Exploring Types of Triangles

Triangles (Math 6) 
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Students explore various triangle properties, such as scalene, isosceles, equilateral, acute, right, and obtuse. The link to the tool itself is to a zip file that contains both the activity in pdf ...
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Geometry Activities for Middle...

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
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These activities provide students with the opportunity to explore geometric concepts such as symmetry, transformations, and even fractal geometry in a way no other teaching tool can. The dynamic ca...
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Reflection and Rotation Symmet...

Symmetry (Math 6)+ 
Sketchpad 
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Students test a variety of figures for symmetry by actually constructing reflections and rotations. The link to the tool itself is to a zip file that contains both the activity in pdf format and t...
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Shape Makers: Developing Geome...

Triangles (Math 6) 
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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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Area of an Equilateral Triangl...

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
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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"Picking" Your Way through Are...

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
TINspire 
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In this activity, students will discover Pick’s Theorem by ﬁnding the relationship between area and the number of boundary points and interior points of a lattice polygon.
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What's My Rule?

Transformations (Math 6) 
TINspire 
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This activity encourages students to gain experience with the language of the Cartesian coordinate system. Each of the problems shows two points, z and w. Point z can be dragged, and point w moves in ...
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Studying Angles using Logo

Geometry in the plane (Math 6) 
Computer 
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A group of Logo procedures to investigate angles. Use these two ways: if time is short, use the procedures as they are to investigate angles with students. If there's more time, let students join in c...
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Investigating Tessellations Us...

Symmetry (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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Students create tessellations using triangles, squares, trapezoids, hexagons, and parallelograms.
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Paper Folding Activity

Similarity (Math 6) 
Java Applet 
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Students fold a sheet of paper (a manipulative) and also simulate folding using a JavaSketchpad activity to observe geometric relations. Students think about the angle measurements and the side measur...
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Regular Tessellations

Symmetry (Math 6)+ 
Java Applet 
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A middle school lesson to help students understand why equilateral triangles, squares, and regular hexagons tessellate regularly in the Euclidean plane. In addition to alignment to NCTM Standards and ...
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