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Tool: Shape Builder
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Go to: http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/ShapeBuilder/ (opens a new window)
Description: This activity operates in one of two modes: auto draw and create shape mode, allowing you to explore relationships between area and perimeter. Shape Builder is one of the Interactivate assessment explorers.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: Shodor: Project Interactivate
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Courses: Math 5 Perimeter, Area
Math 6 Perimeter, Area
Math 7 Perimeter, Area

Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: KP2u2, Jun 29 2009 05:23:59:877PM
Appropriate for: introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique
Ability to meet my goals: Very Effective
Recommended for: Math 5: Measurement; Math 6: Measurement; Math 7: Measurement
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: melodyward, Jun 29 2009 03:04:44:390PM
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: Math 3: Geometry in the plane; Math 4: Geometry in the plane; Math 5: Geometry in the plane; Math 6: Geometry in the plane; Math 7: Geometry in the plane; Geometry: Perimeter, area, and volume
Teacher Review (Not based on classroom experience)
Reviewer: KimE, Jun 29 2009 02:59:41:163PM
Appropriate for: introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings, applications of a concept or technique
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for: Math 3: Measurement; Math 4: Measurement; Math 5: Measurement
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