Tool:
Let's Do Math Checkerboard 
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http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/domath/page2.html
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Description: 
As a problem solving activity, students determine how many squares are on a checkerboard. Students draw various sized squares on grid paper (provided) to count the number of squares. They enter the values in a table and submit to get the answer. Looking for a pattern in the table as they proceed gives a good hint. 
Technology Type: 
JavaScript  
Author: 
Cyntha Lanius 
Language: 
English  
Cost: 
Does not require payment for use 

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Tool: 
Let's Do Math Checkerboard 
Courses: 
Math 5 
Patterns and sequences 
 Math 6 
Patterns and sequences 
 Math 7 
Algebra and expressions 

Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: WandaB, Dec 4 2004 03:54:22:853PM 
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique, advanced investigations 
Ability to meet my goals: Very Effective 
Recommended for: Math 6: Algebra and expressions Math 7: Algebra and expressions Algebra: Quadratic Equations 
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