Math Trailblazers

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this textbook. Click any Gizmo title below for more information.

1: Populations and Samples

 Forest Ecosystem
 Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)
 Mean, Median and Mode
 Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)

2: Big Numbers

 Cannonball Clowns (Number Line Estimation)
 Modeling Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)
 Number Line Frog Hop (Addition and Subtraction)
 Number Systems

3: Fractions and Ratios

 Critter Count (Modeling Multiplication)
 Equivalent Fractions (Fraction Tiles)
 Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)
 Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)

4: Division and Data

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Cannonball Clowns (Number Line Estimation)
 Distance-Time Graphs
 Elapsed Time
 Fido's Flower Bed (Perimeter and Area)
 Measuring Motion
 Modeling Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)
 Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)
 No Alien Left Behind (Division with Remainders)
 Part:Part and Part:Whole Ratios
 Rectangle: Perimeter and Area

5: Investigating Fractions

 Adding Fractions (Fraction Tiles)
 Distance-Time Graphs
 Estimating Sums and Differences
 Fido's Flower Bed (Perimeter and Area)
 Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)
 Fractions with Unlike Denominators
 Measuring Motion
 Modeling Fractions (Area Models)

6: Geometry

 Cargo Captain (Multi-digit Subtraction)
 Holiday Snowflake Designer
 Polygon Angle Sum - Activity B
 Quilting Bee (Symmetry)
 Rounding Whole Numbers (Number Line)
 Target Sum Card Game (Multi-digit Addition)
 Triangle Angle Sum - Activity A

7: Decimals and Probability

 Comparing and Ordering Decimals
 Compound Independent Events
 Fraction, Decimal, Percent (Area and Grid Models)
 Function Machines 1 (Functions and Tables)
 Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)
 Geometric Probability - Activity A
 Modeling Decimals (Area and Grid Models)
 Multiplying Decimals (Area Model)
 No Alien Left Behind (Division with Remainders)
 Probability Simulations
 Spin the Big Wheel! (Probability)
 Sums and Differences with Decimals
 Treasure Hunter (Decimals on the Number Line)

8: Applications: An Assessment Unit

 3D and Orthographic Views - Activity A
 City Tour (Coordinates)

9: Connections to Division

 Determining a Spring Constant
 Direct Variation
 Function Machines 2 (Functions, Tables, and Graphs)
 No Alien Left Behind (Division with Remainders)
 Percents, Fractions and Decimals
 Toy Factory (Set Models of Fractions)
 Using Tables, Rules and Graphs
 Weight and Mass

10: Maps and Coordinates

 City Tour (Coordinates)
 Points in the Coordinate Plane - Activity A
 Quilting Bee (Symmetry)
 Reflections
 Rock Art (Transformations)
 Translations

11: Number Patterns, Primes, and Fractions

 Chocomatic (Multiplication, Arrays, and Area)
 Factor Trees (Factoring Numbers)
 Finding Factors with Area Models
 Finding Patterns
 Fraction Garden (Comparing Fractions)
 Pattern Flip (Patterns)

12: Using Fractions

 Fractions Greater than One (Fraction Tiles)
 Fractions with Unlike Denominators
 Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 Multiplying Fractions
 Quilting Bee (Symmetry)

13: Ratio and Proportion

 Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)
 Classifying Quadrilaterals - Activity A
 Density
 Determining a Spring Constant
 Fraction Artist 1 (Area Models of Fractions)
 Proportions and Common Multipliers
 Toy Factory (Set Models of Fractions)

14: Using Circles

 Circle: Circumference and Area
 Construct Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
 Constructing Congruent Segments and Angles
 Graphing Skills
 Mascot Election (Pictographs and Bar Graphs)
 Reaction Time 1 (Graphs and Statistics)
 Spin the Big Wheel! (Probability)
 Time Estimation

15: Developing Formulas with Geometry

 Area of Parallelograms - Activity A
 Measuring Trees
 Modeling Decimals (Base-10 Blocks)
 Rectangle: Perimeter and Area
 Treasure Hunter (Decimals on the Number Line)

16: Bringing it All Together

 Balancing Blocks (Volume)
 Density
 Estimating Population Size

Content correlation last revised: 5/27/2010