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Tool: Fire: Estimating with Percent
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Go to: http://www.shodor.org/.../FireEstimatingPercen (opens a new window)
Description: Learn about percent through burning a virtual forest. The activity allows the user to burn a stand of trees and then guess either the percent of trees burned or the number that actually burned.
Technology Type: Java Applet 
Author: Shodor: Interactivate
Language: English 
Cost: Does not require payment for use

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Reviewer: vmbennett, Jun 29 2009 03:08:50:360PM
Appropriate for: introduction to a concept, practice of skills and understandings
Ability to meet my goals: Effective
Recommended for: Math 4: Number sense, Percentages, Probability
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