Students explore the connection between
multiplication and division, and between factors and multiples. They use
data about the characteristics of numbers to develop number sense and
explore multiple representations.
Factors.zip (324.1 KB)
Eric Weisstein's MathWorld bills itself as "the web's most
extensive math resource." MathWorld's pages on square numbers,
triangular numbers, and prime numbers contain lots of interesting
information and links, and include content that will appeal to everyone
from middle-school students to college professors.
Square Numbers | Triangle Numbers | Prime Numbers
The MacTutor History of Mathematics, hosted by the University of St. Andrews, Scotland, has a detailed history of prime numbers.
The Prime Pages includes lists of prime numbers, brief histories
of prime numbers, and an ongoing record of the largest known prime
recognise and generalise patterns in types of counting numbers.
Specifically, students will create different arrangements of the numbers
from 1 to 100; colour all of the square numbers, triangular numbers, or
prime numbers; and then describe, explain, and extend the patterns they
Number Properties.zip (304.9 KB)
Guess My Decimal
play games in which they are asked to guess a mystery decimal. They
complete six games, each of which has a mystery number between two
values, attempting to guess the number in as few guesses as possible.
Guess My Decimal.zip (154.4 KB)