Activities Manual

Activities Manual

by Dan Dolan

Paperback(Older Edition)

$36.67

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780321287328
Publisher: Addison Wesley
Publication date: 04/27/2005
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 8.28(w) x 10.76(h) x 0.77(d)

Table of Contents




1



An Introduction to Problem Solving






Activity 1 When You Don't Know What to Do






Activity 2 Ten People in a Canoe






Activity 3 An Ancient Game






Activity 4 Magic Number Tricks






Activity 5 Missing Persons Report






Activity 6 Who Dunit?






Activity 7 What's the Number?






Activity 8 Eliminate the Impossible






Activity 9 Candies, Couples and a Quiz






Activity 10 Pictoral Patterns






Activity 11 Number Patterns






Activity 12 What's the Rule?






Activity 13 Polygons and Diagonals






Activity 14 Paper Powers






Activity 15 What's the Last Card?






Chapter Summary














2



Sets, Whole Numbers, and Functions






Activity 1 Attribute Elimination






Activity 2 Sort and Classify






Activity 3 What's in the Loop?






Activity 4 Loop de Loops






Activity 5 What'sin the Loops?






Activity 6 Odd and Even Patterns






Activity 7 Multiplication Arrays






Activity 8 Finding the Missing Factor






Activity 9 How Many Cookies?






Activity 10 The Function Machine






Activity 11 What's My Function?






Chapter Summary














3



Numeration Systems and Whole Number Computation






Activity 1 A Visit to Fouria






Activity 2 Regrouping Numbers






Activity 3 Find the Missing Numbers






Activity 4 It All Adds Up






Activity 5 What's the Difference?






Activity 6 Multi-digit Multiplication






Activity 7 Multi-digit Division






Activity 8 Division Array






Activity 9 Target Number






Activity 10 Least and Greatest






Chapter Summary














4



Integers and Number Theory






Activity 1 Charged Particles






Activity 2 Coin Counters






Activity 3 Addition Patterns






Activity 4 Subtracting Integers






Activity 5 Subtraction Patterns






Activity 6 A Clown on a Tightrope






Activity 7 Multiplication and Division Patterns






Activity 8 A Square Experiment






Activity 9 A Sieve of Another Sort






Activity 10 The Factor Game






Activity 11 How Many Factors?






Activity 12 Interesting Numbers






Activity 13 Tiling with Squares






Activity 14 Pool Factors






Chapter Summary














5



Rational Numbers as Fractions






Activity 1 What Is a Fraction?






Activity 2 Equivalent Fractions






Activity 3 How Big Is It?






Activity 4 Fraction War






Activity 5 What Comes First?






Activity 6 Square Fractions






Activity 7 Adding and Subtracting Fractions






Activity 8 Multiplying Fractions






Activity 9 Dividing Fractions






Activity 10 The King's Problem






Activity 11 People Proportions






Activity 12 A Call to the Border






Chapter Summary














6



Decimals, Percents, and Real Numbers






Activity 1 What's My Name?






Activity 2 Who's First?






Activity 3 Deci-Order






Activity 4 Race for the Flat






Activity 5 Empty the Board






Activity 6 Decimal Arrays






Activity 7 Decimal Multiplication






Activity 8 Dice and Decimals






Activity 9 Target Number Revisited






Activity 10 What is Percent?






Activity 11 What Does It Mean?






Activity 12 Flex-it






Chapter Summary














7



Probability






Activity 1 What Are the Chances?






Activity 2 The Spinner Game






Activity 3 Numbers That Predict






Activity 4 Theoretical Probability






Activity 5 It's in the Bag






Activity 6 Paper-Scissors-Rock






Activity 7 What's the Distribution?






Activity 8 Pascal's Probabilities






Activity 9 Simulate It






Activity 10 The Mystery Cube






Activity 11 How Many Arrangements?






Chapter Summary














8



Statistics: An Introduction






Activity 1 Graphing m&m's






Activity 2 What's in the Bag






Activity 3 Gaps and Clusters






Activity 4 Grouped Data






Activity 5 What's the Average?






Activity 6 Finger-Snapping Time






Activity 7 The Weather Report






Activity 8 Are Women Catching Up?






Activity 9 To Change or Not to Change?






Activity 10 Populations and Samples






Chapter Summary














9



Introductory Geometry






Activity 1 What's the Angle?






Activity 2 Inside or Outside?






Activity 3 Triangle Properties- Angles






Activity 4 Angles on Pattern Blocks






Activity 5 Sum of Interior/Exterior Angles






Activity 6 Stars and Angles






Activity 7 Name that Polygon






Activity 8 Spatial Visualization






Activity 9 A View from the Top






Activity 10 Map Coloring






Chapter Summary














10



Constructions, Congruence, and Similarity






Activity 1 Triangle Properties- Sides






Activity 2 To Be or Not to Be Congruent?






Activity 3 Paper Folding Construction






Activity 4 Pattern Block Similarity






Activity 5 Similar Triangles






Activity 6 Outdoor Geometry






Activity 7 Side Splitter Theorem






Activity 8 Mysterious Midpoints






Chapter Summary



















11



Concepts of Measurement






Activity 1 Units of Measure






Activity 2 Regular Polygons in a Row






Activity 3 What's My Area?






Activity 4 Areas of Polygons






Activity 5 Pick's Theorem






Activity 6 From Rectangles to Parallelograms






Activity 7 From Parallelograms to Triangles






Activity 8 From Parallelograms to Trapezoids






Activity 9 Graphing Rectangles






Activity 10 Pythagorean Puzzles






Activity 11 Right or Not?






Activity 12 Now You See It, Now You Don't






Activity 13 Surface Area






Activity 14 Volume of a Rectangular Solid






Activity 15 Pyramids and Cones






Activity 16 Compare Volume to Surface Area






Chapter Summary














12



Motion Geometry and Tessellations






Activity 1 Slides, Flips, and Turns






Activity 2 How Did You Do It?






Activity 3 Double Flips






Activity 4 Reflections






Activity 5 Translations






Activity 6 Transforgeo






Activity 7 Rotations






Activity 8 Glide Reflections






Activity 9 Size Transformations






Activity 10 Coordinate Transformations






Activity 11 Cut It Out






Activity 12 Draw It






Activity 13 Tessellations






Chapter Summary









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