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Tool: Base Blocks
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Go to: http://nlvm.usu.edu/en/nav/frames_asid_152_g_3_t_2.html (opens a new window)
Description: Illustrate addition and subtraction in a variety of bases.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Guide: User's Guide (opens a new window)
Author: National Library of Virtual Manipulatives (Utah State University)
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Pre-Kindergarten Operations with numbers, Counting
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Math 1 Operations with numbers, Addition, Subtraction, Counting, Place value
Math 2 Addition, Subtraction, Counting, Place value
Math 3 Addition, Subtraction, Place value
Math 4 Addition, Subtraction, Place value, Large numbers
Math 5 Addition, Subtraction, Base ten, place value, Large numbers
Math 6 Addition, Subtraction, Base ten, place value, Large numbers
Math 7 Base ten, place value, Large numbers, Integer operations

Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: mcaswel7, Jun 30 2009 10:43:06:570AM
Appropriate for: introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for:
Math 5: Number sense
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: KP2u2, Jun 29 2009 03:08:02:783PM
Appropriate for: introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique
Ability to meet my goals: Neutral
Recommended for:
Math 1: Number sense
Math 2: Number sense
Math 3: Number sense
Math 4: Number sense
Math 5: Number sense
Math 6: Number sense
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: crobrad0709, Jun 10 2008 08:02:01:513PM
Appropriate for: practice of skills and understandings
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for:
Math 4: Number sense
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  Becky444
Comment:I like that this tool can help students deal with bases other than base 10