Math in the Middle 2000

Expanding Your Horizons

April 8, 2000

Cynthia Lanius

Middle school is where we lose them. It's when they decide math's not for themThe web can provide a rich source of creative type of mathematical activity. All of the activities in this session can be found on the web at http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/Lessons. All are student-centered activities that integrate creativity, technology, and manipulatives to develop important mathematical concepts.

URL http://math.rice.edu/~lanius/pres/eyh00.html

Session Activities:

Featured site: Let's Graph

Who Wants Pizza?

Pattern Block Fractions

Polyominoes

Million $ Mission

Calendar Fun

Handsqueeze

Power Cards

???Rectangle Patterns

Fractals

Golden Ratio Volume Experiment School-Bus Geometry

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