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PUBLIC MARKS from knann with tags msvt & geometry

February 2008

Interactives: Geometry 3D Shapes

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.

January 2007

Kung Fu Angles

Practice describing the angle rotating around a circle ninja style

December 2006


GeoGebra is a free and multi-platform dynamic mathematics software for schools that joins geometry, algebra and calculus. It received several international awards including the European and German educational software awards. It is open sourced, can be web-based or installed locally. Very similar to Geometer's sketchpad.

January 2006

Quadrilateral Quest: Do You Know Their Properties?

Complete the quest to see how well you know your quadrilaterals.


Design a quilt by clicking on the squares. Each square has 6 possible positions. Change COLORS by clicking the color palettes Make a quilt by clicking REPEAT, REFLECT or ROTATE

December 2005

Discovering the Value of Pi

The students will measure the diameter and circumference of many circles and will estimate their relationship. By doing so, they should discover the approximate value of pi. By discovering it on their own they should feel rewarded and gain a deeper understanding of the fundamental concept of pi.

Math Through Culture:Culturally-Situated Design Tools

Many cultural designs are based on mathematical principles. This software will help students learn standards-based mathematics as they simulate the original artifacts, and develop their own creations.

November 2005

Math Continuum

Video tutorials and interactive activities with audio. Strands include: Numbers and Operations, Patterns and Relations, Geometry, Statistics and Probabiity Activities - Adding and subtracting Fractions, Fractions and Equivalent Fractions, Fractions, Multiply & Divide, Percent., Equations, Pattern Puzzles, Area


This activity can be used to:recognize and explore the properties of tessellations, identify and examine symmetry in geometric figures,describe, and classify polygons, examine the role of mathematics in society and nature