A Collaboration between the
Piscataway Township Schools
Center for Innovation in Engineering & Science Education (CIESE)
-> April 5th, 2005
Setting the Stage – Overview – Enhancing math instruction with dynamic software tools (15-20 minutes)
Activities involving Geometer's Sketchpad
It's Pizza Time!
Name those Shape Makers!
Pattern Blocks for Sale
Finding Area of Polygons
Using Pick's Rule
to help you discover the rule
for Geometer's Sketchpad. Click
for the mac version.
Click here for
of how to create this geoboard
More Sketchpad Activities
6th and 7th grade
Activities involving Excel and Applets
Who is the “fat” cat in this bunch?
Data analysis activity involving measurements of cats: their weights, body lengths and determining their “fat” ratios.
Million three-Cube Roll Race
Predict who will win! Middle School students will contribute to the race by rolling 3 dice 100 times and posting their results on the Internet. The goal will be to reach a million rolls.
Repeating and Terminating Decimals
- Can every fraction be written as a repeating decimal?
101 project ideas for Geometer's Sketchpad.
Sixteen of the project ideas are downloadable at -
2004 Summer Institute:
Day 1 - August 3, 2004
Day 2 - August 4, 2004
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Stevens Institute of Technology
The Center for Innovation in Engineering & Science Education