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Title Building Fraction Sense Using “Fractions Intro PhET Simulation”
Description Students will use the Fractions Intro PhET Simulation to explore writing and understanding fractions (proper, improper, and mixed numbers). This activity was designed to be used for a Middle School Academic Support Class but could be as grade level material for elementary school students.
Subject Mathematics
Level K-5, Middle School
Type Discussion Prompts, Guided Activity
Duration 60 minutes
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords 6th, 7th, 8th, Denominator, Fractions, Improper Fraction, Middle School, Mixed Number, Numberlines, Numerator, Proper Fraction
Simulation(s) Fractions: Intro (HTML5), Fractions: Mixed Numbers (HTML5)


Author(s) Philippe Guegan
Contact Email philippe.guegan@bvsd.org
School / Organization Louisville Middle School (Boulder Valley School District)
Date submitted 18/06/06
Date updated 19/01/30