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Baby, It's Cold Outside

Temperature (Math 7) 
Calculator 
Activity 

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A calculator activity exploring temperature conversions.
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Get in Line

Perimeter (Math 7) 
Calculator 
Activity 

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A calculator activity involving perimeter and circumference.
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Converting Units and Rates

Converting between units (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This lesson puts some fun into dimensional analysis! I used to teach converting units/rates by demonstrating on the chalkboard (boring!), but my colleague created this lesson that is sure to spark stu...
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Math Insight  Digging Dirt

Converting between units (Math 7)+ 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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An application problem that asks students to help an excavation company prepare a bid for one of their clients by calculating what they should charge to dig a hole. To solve the problem students must ...
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The Hispaniola Water Shortage ...

Capacity (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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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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The Simple Balance  Gedanken ...

Measurement (Math 7)+ 
Presentation software 
Activity 

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Part I of a demonstration of some of the rules of a simple two pan balance.
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The Simple Balance  Part II

Measurement (Math 7)+ 
Presentation software 
Activity 

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Part II of a demonstration of some of the rules of a simple two pan balance.
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Area of an Equilateral Triangl...

Metric (Math 7)+ 
TI73 Explorer 
Activity 

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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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Calculate the Area of a Trapez...

Area (Math 7) 
TI83/TI84 
Activity 

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Stepbystep directions on how to use the Area Formulas App to calculate the area of a trapezoid.
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"Picking" Your Way through Are...

Area (Math 7) 
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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Geometric Dartboards

Area (Math 7) 
TINspire 
Activity 

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In this activity, students create a geometric dartboard where they will explore ﬁnding the theoretical and experimental probability of a “dart” hitting one of their shapes within the dartboard....
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Real Estate Tycoon

Length/height (Math 7)+ 
Computer 
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In this yearlong project, students design, "build," and "sell" a house; after which they simulate investment of the profits in the stock market. Along the way, students make scale drawings, compute w...
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What is Area?

Perimeter (Math 7)+ 
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...

Time (Math 7)+ 
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...

Time (Math 7)+ 
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...

Time (Math 7)+ 
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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Area

Area (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces the concept of area.
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Geoboards in the Classroom

Measurement (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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This unit deals with the length and area of twodimensional geometric figures using the geoboard as a pedagogical device. Even though your students may have already seen some of this material, it is s...
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Length, Perimeter, and Area

Measurement (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces length, perimeter, and area
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Perimeter

Perimeter (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Introduces the concept of perimeter.
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The Hispaniola Water Shortage ...

Capacity (Math 7) 
Java Applet 
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Links to Standards, activities, lessons, Ask Dr. Math archives, vocabulary, other resources.
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Lifting a Lion, TI15

Measurement (Math 7) 
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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Cone, Sphere, and Cylinder Vol...

Capacity (Math 7) 
JavaScript 
Story 

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Jeff LeMieux, writes about how he uses the JavaScript page, Cone, Sphere, and Cylinder Volume Calculator, with his students.
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Area and Perimeter

Perimeter (Math 7)+ 
Computer 
Support Material 

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Provides definitions and illustrations of area and perimeter.
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Ask Dr. Math: FAQ: Geometric F...

Measurement (Math 7) 
Computer 
Support Material 

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Definitions of two and threedimensional figures in general, and a note on dimensions.
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