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  • In this activity, you will compare two sets of objects. You will use estimation to determine which is greater. You will be estimating a number of objects: the length of a line, the area of a shape, and the number of objects.

  • In this interactive simulation, you will manipulate different types of conic section equations on a coordinate plane using slider bars. You will learn how each constant and coefficient affects the resulting graph. This activity allows you to choose from vertical or horizontal parabola, circle, ellipse, and vertical or horizontal hyperbola.

    From: MSP2 Virtual Learning Experiences: http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/ConicFlyer/
  • Can you help Digit open the safe? To do it, you need to figure out the pattern and continue the sequence.

    From: MSP2 Virtual Learning Experiences: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/webisode_1/web_1game.html
  • Dr. Marbles and the Cybersquad need to cross a river--but their boat is too small! Can you help them figure out how to get across? Your goal is to get everyone over in as few trips as possible. Use the critical thinking skills you have learned in math and science to help you!

    From: MSP2 Virtual Learning Experiences: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/modeling/
  • Some patterns you can see. Other patterns you can hear. With the cyberpattern player, it’s both! Click on the squares to make a pattern, but make sure your speakers are on so you can hear your pattern as well.

    From: MSP2 Virtual Learning Experiences: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/patterns/
  • Dr. Marbles is creating a new fleet of CyberSpaceships, and he needs your help building them! To build ships, you’ll need to drag (and sometimes rotate) pieces onto the factory floor. You’ll need to put the pieces together to make an enclosed area. Each ship will need to be a different shape!

    From: MSP2 Virtual Learning Experiences: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/perimeterarea/
  • You can be a contestant on the Cyberchase Squares game show! The game is easy-- the host will read a statement and nine Cyber-star contestants will each give a response. It is your job to identify the response that is a counter-example to the statement; in other words, you are trying to find the one example that proves the statement is not true.

    From: MSP2 Virtual Learning Experiences: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/counterexamples/
  • In CyberOlympics, Team Motherboard goes head-to-head with Team Hacker in the TriAdditon. Can you choose a team that has what it takes to win the race?

    From: MSP2 Virtual Learning Experiences: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/cyberolympics/launch.html
  • Hacker has hidden the four pieces of the Eye of Rom in four different mazes. Luckily, Motherboard is able to give you directions through the mazes. You’ll need to use your trusty compass and her directions to find the pieces. To get back you will need to use inverse operations.

    From: MSP2 Virtual Learning Experiences: http://pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/inverseoperations/
  • This interactive simulation will help you to visualize your algebra equations. Enter a set of data points, then derive a function to fit those points. You can also manipulate the function on a coordinate plane using slider bars. This simulation will also help you to learn how each constant and coefficient affects the resulting graph.

    From: MSP2 Virtual Learning Experiences: http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/DataFlyer/
 

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