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    • Thumb image for WhirlybirdResource Type: Website / HyperLink

      Whirlybird

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 2
      Subjects: Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Mathematics, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Measurement & Geometry, Probability
      In this lesson from PBS TeacherSource, reviewed for grades PreK-2 by Illuminations, students construct Whirlybirds as parachut...
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      Which Way?

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Calculus, Mathematics
      This lesson plan, from the Figure This! Web site, helps students to determine which sidewalk-based path from their home to the v...
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      What If We Changed the Book? Problem-Posing with "Sixteen Cows"

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Literature, English-Language Arts, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension
      This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, demonstrates the strategy of problem posing, using a piece of math-related children's literatu...
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      What a Crowd!

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Calculus, Number Sense, Mathematics
      This resource, part of the MathCats Web site and reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, provides an applet that displays a ra...
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      Virtual Pattern Blocks

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 5
      Subjects: Number Sense, Mathematics
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students use virtual fractions to problem-solve and reason with fra...
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      Up on Top

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 2
      Subjects: Mathematics, Probability
      In this lesson, one of a multi-part unit from Illuminations, students generate bar graphs. Posing and answering questions using ...
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      Turtle Pond

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 8
      Subjects: Mathematics
      In this student interactive, from Illuminations, students guide a turtle to a pond using computer commands. They improve their s...
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      The Young Map Colorer

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geometry, Calculus, Mathematics, Geography, History-Social Science
      This lesson, from Los Alamos National Laboratory, reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, focuses on map coloring. Students wo...
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      The World of Aunty Math

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Mathematics, Addition & Subtraction
      This resource, from the DuPage Children s Museum, reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, features a collection of math challe...
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      The Variable Machine

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Number Sense, Mathematics, Algebra & Functions
      This Illuminations lesson provides an introduction to the use of variables. Students explore the idea of variable as a symbol th...
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      The Most Colorful Math of All

      Grades: TK/K to 12
      Subjects: Calculus, Mathematics, Geography, History-Social Science
      This activity, from Los Alamos National Lab, focuses on the question of how many colors are needed to color in a map. With a few...
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      The MegaPenny Project

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Number Sense, Mathematics
      This resource from Kokogiak, reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, is designed to help students visualize large numbers. The...
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    • Thumb image for The Magic Triangle PuzzleResource Type: Document

      The Magic Triangle Puzzle

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Number Sense, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, presents a mathematical puzzle for students to solve, along with questi...
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      The "Inner Triangle" Pattern

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Number Sense, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension
      This student reproducible, from a ReadWriteThink lesson, guides students as they try to find the numerical relationships and pat...
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      Tangrams

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      These Math Forum lesson plans, reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, use tangrams to teach the concepts of congruence and ...
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      Tangram Puzzles

      Grades: PS/Pre-K to 2
      Subjects: Mathematics
      In this Illuminations lesson, one of a two-part unit, students choose a picture and use all seven tangram pieces to fill in the ...
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      Tangram Games

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geometry, Mathematics
      This resource from KidsCom, reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, features a set of twelve interactive puzzles based on the ...
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      Talking, Writing, and Reasoning: Making Thinking Visible with Math Journals

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: English-Language Arts, Mathematics, Reading Comprehension
      In this lesson, from ReadWriteThink, students use math journals to apply their problem-solving skills to new situations. They ar...
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      Squares, Circles, and Triangles

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geometry, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Mathematics, Measurement & Geometry, Probability
      This lesson, from the Cut-the-Knot Web site, provides an opportunity for students to build their reasoning ability in a game pla...
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      Squares and Circles

      Grades: 3 to 5
      Subjects: Geometry, Data Analysis, Statistics, and Probability, Number Sense, Mathematics, Measurement & Geometry
      In the game of Squares and Circles, reviewed for grades 3-5 by Illuminations, the student plays an on-line game (which requires ...
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