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Tool: Scale 'n Pop
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Description: Students resize a balloon by using fractional scaling factors, to try to get the balloon to fit between two walls, yet still be big enough to be popped by a pair of nails.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: ESCOT
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Lesson Plan: Scale 'n Pop Teacher Support
Activity: Scale 'n Pop Problem
Technology PoW: Puesto de Globos
Balloon Booths
Courses: Math 4 Fractions
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  Annie
Comment:It might be a five if it kept track not only of what you tried already, but whether the choices were too big, too small, or just right. (You can do it yourself, but it's more work.)
  Mary Ann1
Comment:great visual--good work with fractions
  Lillariy
Comment:Could be better :)