Passaic MATRIX
Resources:
- 6th Grade: Connected
Math
- 7th Grade: Glencoe Mathematics: Applications and Connections Course 2
- 7th Grade Pre-algebra: Glencoe Pre-Algebra: An Integrated Transition to Algebra & Geometry
- 8th Grade: McDougal Littel Passport to Algebra and Geometry
- National Library of Virtual Manipulatives for Interactive Mathematics
- Seeing Math Interactive Resources
- Shodor applets and activities
- Harcourt Publishers E-Labs
- Selected Online Tools Organized by the NEIR*TEC
- Illuminations by NCTM
- The Math Forum
- Wisweb Applets
- Quia shared math activities
Geometry - Introduction to Geometry- Very basic exploration of spatial relations and symmetry
- Area, Perimeter, & Circumference
- Introduction to Area and Perimeter of Rectangles
- Calculating the Circumference of a Circle-self correcting practice
- Angles
- Measuring Angles - (Kidport )"Click and drag" protractor
- Angles
**-**Identification
- Three dimensional geometric figures from Wisweb
- Triangles
- Pre-made Sketches
- Making Triangles and Untriangles
__Name those Shape Makers!__- Sketchpad file with the sum of the angles of a triangle: trianglesum.gsp
__Virtual demonstration__of the sum of the angles of any triangle__Triangles & Spinwheels__(And*Getting to Know Geometer’s Sketchpad*)- Triangle Explorer - Finding the area of triangles
- Identifying Types of Triangles by Angles-self correcting practice
- Finding the Third Angle of a Triangle-self correcting practice
- Pythagorean Explorer Applet provides the student with various types of triangles of varying difficulty.
- Symmetry, Congruence, Transformations, & Tessellations
- Rotation, Translation, Reflection, Dilation, & Composition activities from NVLM (requires IE)
- Transformations - Copying transformations on a coordinate grid from Harcourt E-Lab
- Sketchpad Activities: 11-5.gsp
- Tessellations (NCTM)
- Understanding Congruence, Similarity, and Symmetry (NCTM)
- Bisecting Figures - (Harcourt E-Lab) Using a line of symmetry to bisect plane figures
- Polygons
- Finding Area of Polygons Using Pick's Rule
- Use this applet to help
you discover the rule.
Download the geoboard geoboard for Geometer's Sketchpad: PC version or Mac version. Here are instructions on how to create this geoboar.
- Use this applet to help
you discover the rule.
- Finding Area of Polygons Using Pick's Rule
- Sieve of Eratosthenes
__Reflecting Pattern Blocks____It's Pizza Time__- What should I buy?- The Pizza Server's Menu
Geometer's Sketchpad **Sample Lessons and Activities**- Sample Activities from KeyPress
- Sample Classroom Activities: Click one of the activity books, such as Geometry Activities for Middle School Students, and download the .zip file
- Sketchpad Activities for Young Learners: download the entire collection of sketches, handouts and Teacher Notes (syl_booklet_2003.zip)
- Connected Mathematics Project Sketchpad Activities
- Sketchpad for Little Ones - Sample activities from the Math Forum
- Sample Student Activities with Student Handouts - from the Ottawa-Carlton school district
- Sample Student Activities with Teacher Guides - from teacherlink.org at the University of Virginia
- Sample
*SketchMad*Activities with Handouts, lesson plans, and sample sketches - from Michigan State University .
- Sample Activities from KeyPress
**Resources on the Web**- Math Forum
- Pre-made Sketches
- Sketchpad links and resources from Teacher Link
- Geometry Module with many GSP activities- developed by The Rice University School Mathematics Project (RUSMP)
Algebra __Road Sign Problem____The Famous Jinx Puzzle____Algebra Balance Beam__- Green Globs & Graphing Equations
__Mind Reader Challenge____Repeating and Terminating Decimals____Making Change at the Boutique__(using a spreadsheet template)__Great Summer Job Offer__- Choose a payment plan
Graphing / Data Analysis - Histograms- Students view and make their own histograms.
- Circle Graphs and Graphers
- Bar Grapher
- Data Picking - Students collect data to make a frequency table.
- Create A Graph (NCES) Provides four templates
- Introduction to Statistics-Tutorial and practice
- Using Spreadsheets to Interpret Data - (NCTM) Tutorial and Practice
- Working with Graphs- Includes probability activities
- Teacherlink - Microsoft Excel Activities (Sample Lessons and Student Activities)
- Websites for Collecting Data, Maps, and Charts from TeacherLink
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