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MathNook

Aha Math

Number Rock– math videos

 

Bridges in Mathematics Grade 3

You may need to Allow Adobe Flash to be run on many of these games-

 

Unit 1 – Addition & Subtraction Patterns

Math Lines – Race to pair numbers that add up to 10. Or select this version of Math Lines and choose your own target number.

Math Madness – Fill in the addend, subtrahend or factor to score points in this basketball arcade game.

Number Fact Bingo – Choose from 6 bingo games–highlighting a variety of math strands–to use with an entire class. Print the bingo game cards and use an online machine to select the numbers. Combines desktop and online resources.

Adding 10 Depth-charger – Add 10 to a number to reach the target sum. First, add ten on the visual display of base ten pieces by pressing the “add 10” button. Then type in the correct sum and push “fire.” Visual also displays a vertical number line.

Catapult Count On – Add a single digit to a double digit to jump to the next multiple of ten on a number line and destroy a castle. Pull down on the catapult to adjust the number added on the number line. Check “hide jumps” to use mental math. See help video for demo.

ICT Numberline Games – Site features a variety of number line games.

 

Unit 2 – Introduction to Multiplication

Camel Times Tables – Determine the total number of pieces of fruit on a tray holding plates that each have the same number of pieces of fruit.

Math Madness – Fill in the addend, subtrahend or factor to score points in this basketball arcade game.

Meteor Multiplication – As meteors with multiplication problems approach a star station showing a given product, fire them down by clicking on the expression that goes with the product.

Multiplication Grand Prix – Race against the computer or other students by clicking on the correct product in a series of multiplication problems. Also try a similar game, Tractor Multiplication.

Mr. Nussbaum’s Graph Master – Students create a bar graph, line graph, and pie chart based on data collected from classmates. The program then asks them eight multiple choice questions based on the data entered. Suggested ages: 7-12.

 

Unit 3 – Multi-Digit Addition & Subtraction

 

Dartboard Rounding – Scroll down to start game. View a dartboard and click to reveal numbers rounded to the nearest 10, 100, or 1000. In an alternate version, players may input their own answers. Use as a whiteboard resource in a whole class activity or invite students to play independently.

Glowla’s Estimation Contraption – Mentally round and add numbers and type in the answer. Round numbers to the tens place in the first level and progress to larger numbers.

Home Run Derby Math – Estimate your answer, click “done” and then “hit.” Game may be played with addition, subtraction, or multiplication problems and emphasizes skills in rounding numbers. View an instructional video here.

ICT Numberline Games – Site features a variety of number line games.

Match Around 10s – Click on two cards, trying to find a two-digit number and a representation of that number rounded to the nearest 10. Find additional rounding games on Math Nook.

Math Balloons Rounding – View a rounding problem (example: 73 Rounds to 80) and click on True or False. Correct answers pop the balloons. Find additional rounding games on Math Nook.

Count on Convict – Players must type in each jump on the “number line” (a convict’s escape tunnel) and then add them all together to find the difference between two double-digit numbers.

ICT Numberline Games – Site features a variety of number line games.

2 Digit Addition with Regrouping – Type the total for each column into the box below to practice 2-digit addition with regrouping.

Addition of Three-Digit Numbers – Type in numbers between 1 and 999 to add. Numbers are automatically entered into an equation; base ten pieces are created to match. If ten or more pieces are in any column, you must push the “regroup” button to continue solving the problem.

Number Pyramid – Help Molly through the pyramid doors by completing addition and subtraction equations with the correct number or symbol. “Really hard” level uses 3 digit addition and subtraction.

 

Unit 4 – Measurement & Fractions

Fairy Clock – Displays an analog clock face in which the time can adjust in increments of 1, 5, 15, 30, or 60 minutes. A digital clock may also be added. Also see Class Clock.

Hickory Dickory Clock – Feed the mouse and avoid the cat by correctly reading the analog clock. Includes half past, quarter to, and quarter past.

Mostly Postie – Click and drag package onto scales and enter weight in grams or kilograms.

Stop the Clock 3 – Match five times shown on digital and analog clocks.

Liquid Measure – Click and drag pipe connectors and water containers so that the amount of liquid specified in a jug will drain into a container with the correct capacity.

Bamzooki Fractions Basic – Click on the number button to divide the floor arena into the number of segments that match the denominator.  Then click on floor segments to color in divisions to represent the numerator.

Battleship Numberline: Fractions – Click on a 0-1 number line to identify where a given fraction is located.

Fraction Number Line – Click and drag fractions from 0-2 and place on a number line. This activity also shows the equivalents in decimals and percents.

Mathman Fractions – View a dot on a number line, determine the fraction, then eat the ghost with that fraction to earn points.

Measure It! – View a segment next to a ruler and correctly identify its length. Levels include: easy inches (to the nearest half inch), medium inches (to the nearest fourth of an inch), hard inches (to the nearest eighth), and super brain inches (to the nearest sixteenth.)

Slide to the Top – Arrange numbers from least to greatest on a number line. Work quickly and accurately to better your score. Choose from fractions, fractions & decimals, and fractions/decimals/percents.

Measurement Workshop – Using the “build” option, select a mode (whole numbers, whole and half numbers, decimals, or fractions), then click on the preferred type of measurement (imperial or metric) and use rulers to build a ruler city. In “play” mode, the buildings are created by the computer and players must measure them. Watch an instructional video here.

The Ruler Game – Click on a ruler to identify the location of a given number. Choose from the following levels: wholes, halves, quarters, eighths, sixteenths.

 

Unit 5 – Multiplication, Division & Area

Drag Race Division – Race against the computer or other students by clicking on the correct quotient in a series of division problems. Also try a similar game, Demolition Division.

Camel Times Tables – Determine the total number of pieces of fruit on a tray holding plates that each have the same number of pieces of fruit.

Math Madness – Fill in the addend, subtrahend or factor to score points in this basketball arcade game.

Meteor Multiplication – As meteors with multiplication problems approach a star station showing a given product, fire them down by clicking on the expression that goes with the product.

Multiplication Grand Prix – Race against the computer or other students by clicking on the correct product in a series of multiplication problems. Also try a similar game, Tractor Multiplication.

Quotient Cafe – Select a food and characters to practice division with remainders. Use dividends from 1-500 and divisors from 1-50. As the food is doled out, students explore partial quotients (“chunking”)  in a long division problem, recording each step of the problem as they go. Press the calculator icon at lower left for help with calculations. NCTM.

Area Shapes Shoot – Click on the figures that have a given area.

Measure It! – View a segment next to a ruler and correctly identify its length. Levels include: easy inches (to the nearest half inch), medium inches (to the nearest fourth of an inch), hard inches (to the nearest eighth), and super brain inches (to the nearest sixteenth.)

Measurement Mania: U.S. Customary – Show conversions between inches, feet, and yards on a sliding number line. Involves mental computation that might be challenging for some students.

Measurement Workshop – Using the “build” option, select a mode (whole numbers, whole and half numbers, decimals, or fractions), then click on the preferred type of measurement (imperial or metric) and use rulers to build a ruler city. In “play” mode, the buildings are created by the computer and players must measure them. Watch an instructional video here.

Zoo Designer – Click and drag a shape tool to create enclosures that are the correct area and/or perimeter for animals at the zoo.

 

Unit 6 – Geometry

Concentration – Click on the desired mode to play a game in which you match each shape, array, percent, or fraction visual with its name. The game will play an audio recording of the name.

Geometric Shapes with Tangrams – Using this video tutorial, learn how to create paper tangram pieces. After creating pieces, viewers are asked to create puzzles on their desks and then create the same puzzle with virtual tangram pieces on the screen.

Polygon Playground – Drag shapes to explore polygons and create pictures, tessellations, symmetrical objects, and

Tangram Puzzles – Click and drag pieces to complete a variety of online tangram puzzles from NCTM.

Quadrilateral Shapes Shoot – Click on a specified type of quadrilateral in this arcade game.

Shape Explorer – Calculate area and perimeter for a given shape and type in the correct answer.

Zoo Designer – Click and drag a shape tool to create enclosures that are the correct area and/or perimeter for animals at the zoo.

Bamzooki Fractions Basic – Click on the number button to divide the floor arena into the number of segments that match the denominator.  Then click on floor segments to color in divisions to represent the numerator.

Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Half – Find 13 different ways to show one-half by highlighting 4 out of 8 congruent triangles that are arranged in a square.

 

Unit 7 – Extending Multiplication & Fractions

Camel Times Tables – Determine the total number of pieces of fruit on a tray holding plates that each have the same number of pieces of fruit.

Meteor Multiplication – As meteors with multiplication problems approach a star station showing a given product, fire them down by clicking on the expression that goes with the product.

Multiplication Grand Prix – Race against the computer or other students by clicking on the correct product in a series of multiplication problems. Also try a similar game, Tractor Multiplication.

Bamzooki Multiplication & Division – Click on the correct number to answer a variety of problems including: single digit multiplication, 2 digit x 1 digit multiplication, and 3 digit/1 digit division with remainders.

Concentration – Click on the desired mode to play a game in which you match each shape, array, percent, or fraction visual with its name. The game will play an audio recording of the name.

Fraction Feud – Drag and drop number cards to create fractions that are larger or smaller than your opponent’s. On the Calculation Nation homepage, use “guest pass” to access the game list and play against the computer. Click on the title, Fraction Feud.

Mathman Fractions – View a dot on a number line, determine the fraction, then eat the ghost with that fraction to earn points.

Measurement Workshop – Using the “build” option, select a mode (whole numbers, whole and half numbers, decimals, or fractions), then click on the preferred type of measurement (imperial or metric) and use rulers to build a ruler city. In “play” mode, the buildings are created by the computer and players must measure them. Watch an instructional video here.

Battleship Numberline: Fractions – Click on a 0-1 number line to identify where a given fraction is located.

Fraction Tracks – In this 2 player game, students must add, compare, and find equivalent fractions in order to race from 0-1, moving across a series of fraction tracks.

Mathman Fractions – View a dot on a number line, determine the fraction, then eat the ghost with that fraction to earn points.

Slide to the Top – Arrange numbers from least to greatest on a number line. Work quickly and accurately to better your score. Choose from fractions, fractions & decimals, and fractions/decimals/percents.

 

Unit 8 – Bridge Design and Construction: Data Collection & Analysis

Build a Bridge – Survey bridge sites to determine which type of bridge belongs where in this similation.

The Bridge Challenge – Select the correct bridge for the setting in this short simulation.

 

Reference Sites

Student Dictionary

Dictionary and Thesaurus

Time for Kids

 

Science

Night Owls-National Geographic Video

Climate Changes-water cycle

Cloud Formation-learn about cloud names

Clouds for Kids-see shapes in clouds

Scholastic Study Jams

Cloud/Intense weather site with games

Mineralogy4Kids

Wonderful World of Minerals

 

Social Studies

Native Americans People of the Forest video (plus the other videos listed below)

Native Americans People of the Plains video

Native Americans People of the Northwest Coast video

Native Americans People of the Desert video

Kid Info– History of Native Americans

National Museum of American Indian– Lummi Nation responding to environmental challenges today

National Geographic– study of Native Americans

Native American Languages

Native American Heritage-Pictures of American Indians in the United States

Native Americans in Olden Times– scroll down and visit the direct links. Avoid the Google Ad links

Where Sea and Land Meet– scroll down to visit the specific themes and peoples

National Museum of the Native American– click on Exhibitions then on Online Exhibitions to take a peek at artwork produced by Native Americans

Coast Salish Tribes

Native American Lore– read folk lore stories passed down over many years

History of N.W. Coast

Stories from the Alaska and Northwest Coast

 

 

African Elephants

 

Washington State

Geography of Washington State

Washington State Symbols