### Modeling Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)

UPDATED HTML5

Model numbers with base-10 blocks. Drag flats, rods, and individual cubes onto a mat to model a number. Blocks can be exchanged from one area of the mat to the other. Four sets of blocks are available to model a variety of whole numbers and decimals.

#### LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

• Model whole numbers using base-10 blocks.
• Model decimals using base-10 blocks.
• Model a single number in several different ways.
• For example, 32 can be represented with 3 rods and 2 cubes, or with 2 rods and 12 cubes.
• Model regrouping with base-10 blocks.

#### VOCABULARY:

• base-10 blocks, base-10 system, decimal, decimal point, whole number

### User Lesson Materials

No user lesson materials have been submitted for this Gizmo.

### User Recommendations (2):

• ##### Great way to model decimal values to a class!

Recommended For:  4th Grade, 5th Grade Math

• ##### great game!

Recommended For:  4th Grade Math

### Critical Acclaim

• ##### Winner: Best Science Instruction Solution

2013, 2010, 2007, 2006 SIIA CODiE Awards

• ##### Winner: Readers' Choice Award

2013 eSchool News

• ##### BESSIE Award Winner: Multi-level

2014, 2013 ComputEd Gazette

• ##### Cool Tool Award: STEM Solution

2013 Ed Tech Digest

• ##### Winner: Distinguished Achievement Award

2012, 2011, 2008, 2007, 2005 AEP

• ##### EDDIE Award Winner: Multi-level

2013, 2012 ComputEd Gazette

2010 AEP

• ##### Winner: Best K-12 Instructional Solution

2009 SIIA CODiE Awards

• ##### Winner: Award of Excellence

2009, 2008 Tech and Learning Magazine

• ##### Finalist: Best Math Instructional Solution

2014, 2013, 2012, 2009, 2008, 2006 SIIA CODiE Awards

• ##### Finalist: Distinguished Achievement Award

2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2006 AEP

• ##### Finalist: Best K-12 Instructional Solution

2010 SIIA CODiE Awards

• ##### Finalist: Golden Lamp Award

2009, 2008, 2006 AEP

• ##### Diamond Award in Mathematics

District Administration Magazine

• ##### E-Learning Innovation Award

Macromedia Corp.

Webby Awards

• ##### Three time Digital Dozen Honoree

Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

### Gizmos » User Lesson Materials

Subscribing teachers can download lesson materials contributed by other teachers, as well as contribute their own lesson materials for Gizmos. For information on how to subscribe, please contact us.

If you are a current subscriber, please login.

### Gizmos » Add Lesson Materials

#### FOR GIZMO:Modeling Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)

Subscribing teachers can contribute lesson materials. For information on how to subscribe, please contact us.

If you are a current subscriber, please login.

### Gizmos » Add User Recommendation

#### FOR GIZMO:Modeling Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)

Subscribing teachers can recommend Gizmos. For information on how to subscribe, please contact us.

If you are a current subscriber, please login.