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Cut-Outs, Nets

Subjects: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Mathematics, Nature & Method of Science and 3 additional..
This interactive applet allows students to explore cut-outs of polyhedra, including a tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, dodecahedro...
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Algorithm Discovery with Venn Diagrams

Subjects: Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Professional Development, Mathematics and 7 additional..
This lesson is designed to develop students' abilities to create algorithms or a set of directions to solve a problem. In this l...
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Mystery Jars

Subjects: Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Professional Development, Mathematics and 5 additional..
For this activity, the instructor prepares two mystery jars of identical size, one filled with smaller objects, one with larger ...
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Measures

Subjects: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Mathematics, Nature & Method of Science and 3 additional..
This interactive applet is designed to "develop students' understanding of the concept of area." In it, students are able to dra...
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Stack It Up!

Subjects: Education, Child Development & Family Services, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Mathematics, Earth's Resources and 10 additional..
Students analyze and begin to design a pyramid. Working in engineering teams, they perform calculations to determine the area of...
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Word Problems: Simple Interest

Subjects: Current Science, Parts of a Whole (Fractions, Decimals & Percent), Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Number Sense
This site explains to students the concept of simple interest, the four variables involved, and the formula for calculating simp...
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Translating Word Problems into Equations

Subjects: Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Mathematics, Equations and Inequalities, Algebra & Functions
This site shows students how to translate word problems into equations. It gives seven steps, from reading the problem carefully...
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Mathline Activity III -- Pairwise Comparisons

Subjects: Education, Child Development & Family Services, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Mathematics, Professional Development and 10 additional..
Mock-election demonstrating the pairwise comparison method of decision making, whereby each candidate is compared to another and...
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Mathline Activity I -- Borda Count

Subjects: Current Science, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Education, Child Development & Family Services and 8 additional..
Mock-election demonstrating the Borda Electoral Count, a ranking system of elections that is rarely used for governmental electi...
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Conversion Word Problems

Subjects: Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Mathematics, English-Language Arts and 3 additional..
This ready-to-print work sheet presents students with three problems, and in order to solve them, students must convert between ...
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Mathline Activity II -- Plurality Voting

Subjects: Current Science, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Education, Child Development & Family Services and 8 additional..
Mock-election demonstrating plurality electoral systems, both the traditional first-past-the-post system and a plurality-with-el...
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Estimate!

Subjects: Education, Child Development & Family Services, Mathematics, Estimation & Rounding
This interactive game asks students to estimate an answer to various problems. While the site does not teach students individual...
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Mathline Activity IV -- Approval Voting

Subjects: Current Science, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Education, Child Development & Family Services and 8 additional..
Mock election demonstrating approval voting, an electoral system in which voters can select as many or as few candidates as they...
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Food for Thought

Subjects: Cells, Education Theory and Practice, Health Science & Medical Technology, Education, Child Development & Family Services and 25 additional..
Food for Thought is a spatial graphing activity that uses the participants as part of the graph. The activity helps students dev...
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Rate It

Subjects: Positive & Negative Numbers, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Professional Development, Number Sense
This activity provides an introduction to the concept of negative numbers. Students are asked to rate an event on a scale of -2 ...
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Houses with Height Numbers

Subjects: Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Mathematics, Nature & Method of Science and 3 additional..
This applet allows students to freely build shapes by stacking cubes and "explore the relation between a building (house) consis...
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Baby Weight

Subjects: Multiplication & Division, Addition & Subtraction, Inquiry & Problem Based Learning, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis and 8 additional..
In this lesson students use a rule of thumb about the weight of babies to practice doubling and halving numbers. They complete a...
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Building with Triangles

Subjects: Angles & Pythagorean Theorem, Measurement, Tools, and Data Analysis, Education, Child Development & Family Services, Professional Development and 6 additional..
This 3 lesson instructional unit helps students investigate many different aspects of triangles including basic properties of tr...
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