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Great tool to help with all math subjects

Fin multiplication puzzle for individual,whole class whiteboard, or small groups. Customize the puzzle for different abilities

This website offers motivational and interactive class activities to learn more about 3D shapes. It also shows how to calculate surface area and volume, as well as other mathematical properties about the 3D shapes. Specific topics include surface area and volume, platonic solids, Euler's Theorem, and several others. The Test Your Skills link provides an interactive quiz complete with photos, illustrations, and animations. The About This Interactive link provides standards, goals, lesson ideas, and more.

Interactive sites for math practice at all grade levels.
The following textbook titles have activities
HSP Math, Think Math, and Math Advantage
Grades K-8

This visual representation is to help give you an idea of the size and scale of the universe.(similar to the Powers of Ten site) Each image is 10 times bigger or smaller than the one that comes before it or after it. The numbers are written using exponential notation. This is a convenient way scientists use to write very large or very small numbers.

"Interactives" provides educators and students with strategies, content, and activities that can enhance and improve students' skills in a variety of curricular areas.

Make a scale model of the Solar System and learn the REAL definition of "space." Enter how big you want to the sun to be in your model (in inches). Press calculate to see how to scale. Here is an example:If you build your solar system on a roll of toilet paper, you can make the Sun about .4 inches (10 mm) across and still fit the entire solar system on the roll. A standard roll of toilet paper has about 450 sheets that are about 4.375 inches long, hence the roll is about 164 feet long. You should check your toilet paper for length. Some are longer.

Online interactive math games and challenges. Teachers can generate worksheets and print as a PDF for saving.

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An online library of free videos for learners everywhere - find resources to help you learn just about anything, meet people who make a difference in their communities, and even discover new parts of the world. And Next Vista for Learning wants to post your educational videos online, too. Everyone has an insight to share and yours may be just what some student or teacher somewhere needs!
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The exhibits of the MathSite are intended for people of all ages who are interested in or are curious about mathematics.
No specialized mathematical knowledge or expertise is assumed.

Columbus State University’s College of Education is now the home of the Problem of the Week math contest, which was started in 1996 by David Rock and Doug Brumbaugh. The math educators also supply problems and answers that are part of the current White House Math Challenge, a presidential effort to boost interest in math and foster problem-solving skills. Visit our history page for more on these and the companion problem-solving sites here — Algebra in Action, Middle School Madness and Elementary Brain Teaser.

Tons of PowerPoints ready for you to use in your K-5 or 6-12 Math class. Other subjects also available.

It's a Wild Ride is an extended interdisciplinary project that studies roller coaster design in science, mathematics, and language arts classrooms. Students learn and apply laws of motion, linear equations, and technical reporting. As the eight week project unfolds they move from learning content-specific knowledge and skills to applying what they learn in a group design task. Ultimately students must convince the theme park to accept their group's design through persuasive presentations. Look at interactive activities under the heading "Internet Activties to Expand Roller Coaster Knowledge"

Dan Meyer, a math teacher from Santa Cruz, CA. Dan used a videos of himself doing various things to teach graphing to his algebra students.
The premise is simple: cross an arched bridge; descend a flight of stairs; all within a time frame that the students are shown. What would the graph of that look like in terms of elevation change over time? The lesson, which is downloadable, including the videos, is detailed at his blog here. You can download one, or all of the videos.
Entire lesson is 45 minutes

Great site for math practice. Each activity also has a magnify feature that is great for low vision. Appropriate for k-8

Lots of PowerPoints for teaching and reviewing math

This section is all about math as it applies to the passing of time. Beginning with reading clocks and drawing their hands, we move into clock differences, calendar exercises and conversion between units of time.

This worksheet presents a single calendar and asks the student questions that require reading individual word problems, consulting the calendar and performing basic math operations.

On this page you will find links to interactive math tools and activities for teaching and learning. It is intended for students and their teachers grades Kindergarten through 8th grade.

Tabula Digita is an educational gaming company focused on delivering innovative and effective educational games to students and institutions. The games have all of the action adventure fun associated with mainstream games while simultaneously providing an efficient learning environment to better prepare students for high stakes exams. Tabula Digita’s games can be used as stand alone teaching programs or they can be used to support and enhance conventional teaching methods and materials. Tabula Digita’s experiential learning systems are embedded in a stunning first person, action adventure video game format.

101 Fun and Relevant Ways to Use Spreadsheets in
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