## November 2005

#### Tessellate!

by knannThis 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

#### Science Labeling

by knannMemory, labeling, and science vocabulary
Where's the earth's crust? What are a flower's anthers? Study the diagram and then fill it out from memory.

#### Math Adventures

by knannPractice addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division in two adventure games.

#### Build a Fish!

by knann (via)Build a Fish by choosing a body, mouth, and color/pattern, then release it into the reef! You can drive your fish around the reef in search of food and to evade predators. Can your fish find enough food without being eaten?

## October 2005

#### Fraction Track

by knannThe first player starts by moving one or more blue markers along the tracks, either forward or backward, so that the positive and negative distances moved by all markers add to the amount shown in the fraction box.

#### Again and Again: Student

by knannAn investigation involving fractions and decimals. Teacher instruction required first.

#### Equivalence Tool

by knannDemonstrator for the equivalence of decimals, percentages and fractions. Great for whole class.

#### Cyberchase . Games Central | PBS Kids

by knannVariety of math and problem solving puzzles. Reading required for instructions. Some games appropriate for grade 3 with instruction

#### The Millenium Bug Race

by knann & 1 otherA collection of two player games designed to reinforce number facts. Input number range for facts: ex 1 to 10 for facts to twenty.

#### Behind the Blob game

by knannGreat number sequence game for whole class instruction. Allows for a variety of patterns that are teacher selected.

#### Award ceremony: Ordering numbers

by knannThe Award Ceremony involves ordering numbers; highest to lowest or lowest to highest. Includes decimals

#### Again and Again: Fractions and Decimals TEACHER

by knannAgain and Again is an investigation involving decimals and fractions. A knowledge of the equivalence of decimals and fractions is needed. The investigation also requires the pupil to make generalisations

#### Virtual Counting Stick

by knannVirtual Counting Stick can be used as a tool to demonstrate and help children visualize counting on and back. Click quit button for detailed info.

#### Comparing fractions and decimals game

by knannGame: Can you match the fractions and decimals pairs?

#### Comparing Fractions

by knannDolphin racing - Test your knowledge by finding the largest fraction to win the game. Ordering Game: Put fractions in order from smallest to largest

#### NCTM : The Fraction Game

by knannThis applet allows students to individually practice working with relationships among fractions and ways of combining fractions. Goal: Get all the markers to the right side of the game board. Sum of markers is less than or = to target fraction Use as few cards as possible.

#### NCTM : Illuminations : Fraction Model I

by knannThis tool explores several representations for fractions with equivalent decimals and percents Use circles, rectangles, or sets to illustrate the fraction./ See fraction models II, III, and IV for more options. Whole class tool. with lesson plan.

#### The Decifractator

by knannExplore relationships between fractions and decimals with this interactive tool. Whole class tool.

#### Equivalent Fractions

by knannFill in the equivalent fraction to win each round. Fractions illustrated with pie chart. Students can set the time and choose from equivalent fraction families. Good whole class activity as well.

#### Plot the Robot

by knannPlot the Robot is for online printing and offline mental arithmetic, calculator work, and coordinate graphing to draw pictures.