Photo credit: Atari Before engineering a lunar lander in class, I try to provide early finishers an opportunity to try some of the following lunar lander games. This is a good way for them to recognize that they really need to slow down their crafts in order to keep them from crashing, due to the […]
Photo credit: MathsIsFun.com Mathsisfun has provided good instructions for learning skip counting. this is an excellent way to prepare students for multiplication.
Coolmath4kids has put together a good explanation of the steps to learning lattice multiplication. I wish to provide several ways in which to learn multiplication, as each person learns differently, and what works well for one person, may not be the best fit for everyone.
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Photo credit: http://www.sciencemuseum.org.uk/ Energy Flows helps students think about the process involved in getting energy from its source to the final use. Save
Photo credit: Harcourt School Publishers Word Builder is a game where students unscramble letters to make words. This game has many units to practice for each grade level, and students can pick from grade levels 1 through 6. Save Save Save
Photo credit: www.harcourtschool.com Electro-magnets is a simulator where students get to change the number of coils and batteries used in an electromagnet, in order to pick up an exact number of paperclips, which is selected at random with the spin of a wheel. Save Save Save Save
Photo credit: Berkeley, University of California Prior to completing the 2nd half of their electromagnet packet, where students design a stronger electromagnet, they get to try out some options first in this electromagnet simulator to see how changing certain aspects effects the magnet’s strength. Save Save