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Tool: Fraction Darts
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Go to: http://www.ciese.org/ciesemath/fdarts.html (opens a new window)
Description: This is a target game involving fractions. The object of the Fraction Darts challenge is to "pop" balloons located on a number line between 0 and 1. The darts are "thrown" by entering a number in fractional form.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Guide: User's Guide (opens a new window)
Author: Robert Berkman (modified by Ihor Charischak)
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Lesson Plan: Fraction Darts Teacher Page
Activity: Fraction Darts
Story: Playing Fraction Darts
Courses: Math 4 Fractions
Math 5 Fractions
Math 6 Fractions
Math 7 Fractions

Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: dwelchmusic, Jun 29 2009 02:44:49:797PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings
Ability to meet my goals: Neutral
Recommended for: Math 1: Fractions
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: ambyrd, Jun 29 2009 02:44:32:323PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for: Math 5: Number sense, Fractions
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: KP2u2, Jun 29 2009 02:43:43:817PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for: Math 4: Number sense, Fractions
Math 5: Number sense, Fractions
Math 6: Number sense, Fractions
Math 7: Fractions
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: fibomath, Jun 29 2009 02:41:53:700PM
Appropriate for: introduction to a concept
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for: Math 5: Fractions
Math 6: Fractions
Teacher Review (Based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: mcaswel7, Jun 29 2009 02:41:48:977PM
What did students learn? The students were able to adjust their fractions based on where the dart landed. This allowed the student to think about how to increase or decrease the fractions.
Recommended for: Math 5: Fractions
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: melodyward, Jun 29 2009 02:41:48:423PM
Appropriate for: applications of a concept or technique
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for: Math 5: Fractions
Math 6: Fractions
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: vmbennett, Jun 29 2009 02:40:48:603PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for: Math 3: Fractions, Percentages, Measurement
Math 4: Fractions, Percentages, Measurement
Math 5: Fractions, Percentages, Measurement
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Pick, Jun 29 2009 02:40:08:493PM
Appropriate for: introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique, advanced investigations
Ability to meet my goals: Very Effective
Recommended for: Pre-Kindergarten: Number sense
Kindergarten: Number sense, Fractions, Patterns and sequences
Math 1: Number sense, Fractions, Patterns and sequences
Math 2: Number sense, Fractions, Patterns and sequences
Math 3: Number sense, Number theory, Fractions
Math 4: Number sense, Number theory, Fractions
Math 5: Number sense, Fractions
Math 6: Number sense, Number theory, Fractions
Math 7: Number sense, Number theory, Fractions, Logic and set theory
Algebra: Number Systems, Properties of Reals
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: KimE, Jun 29 2009 02:40:02:817PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for: Math 4: Fractions
Math 5: Fractions
Math 6: Fractions
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: Chuck72143, Apr 20 2009 03:47:24:633PM
Appropriate for: applications of a concept or technique
Ability to meet my goals: Very Effective
Recommended for: Math 4: Fractions
Math 5: Fractions
Math 6: Number sense, Fractions
Math 7: Number sense, Fractions, Ratio and proportion
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