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project overviews: screenshots, description, procedures (no plug-in needed... come take a look!) |
What a Crowd! 23K |
Guess how many people are in each crowd... from 15 up to 2,000! The closer your guess, the more points you earn. | What a Crowd! overview |
Coin Flipper (75K... see AOL note) |
Flip a cyber-penny 100 times. Control the speed with a slider. The project records the flips on two graphs. Great way to study probability! | Coin Flipper overview |
Multiply It 18K |
A rectangular grid keeps changing its shape as you drag two sliders to make new multiplication facts. | Multiply It overview |
Multiplication Rods (39K) |
Illustrate multiplication problems with online "Cuisenaire rods." | Multiplication Rods overview |
Multiplication Grid (148K... see AOL note) |
Place 100 number squares in their correct places on a grid. For each right answer, a little frog hops. | Multiplication Grid overview |
Using Money (227K... see AOL note) |
Practice counting money and making change. (When you're right, the money does a quick dance!) | Using Money overview |
Broken Calculator (46K) shared by Garry Clark of Armidale, Australia |
Find different ways to display numbers while avoiding the "broken" keys on the calculator. | Broken Calculator overview |
Subtraction Quiz (32K) shared by Garry Clark of Armidale, Australia |
Solve subtraction problems. You may use the project's base 10 blocks to help you picture the problems and make trades. | Subtraction Quiz overview |
Card Trick (152K... see AOL note) shared by Daniel Ajoy of Quito, Ecuador |
The computer guesses the card you have chosen after shuffling the cards 3 times and asking you which row your card is in. | Card Trick overview |
Polygon Maker (21K) |
Draw multi-sided spirals and nesting polygons! | Polygon Maker overview |
Symmetry (52K) |
Create symmetrical designs. Choose your line(s) of symmetry and your drawing method: turning the turtle or using graph coordinates. |
Symmetry overview |
Pattern Blocks (89K... see AOL note) |
Create designs with pattern blocks -- make tessellations! Create an online slideshow. | Pattern Blocks overview |
Turtlechase (10K) |
Create multi-colored designs resembling string art. | Turtlechase overview |
Linking Circles (23K) |
Set the size, thickness, and overlap of three interlocking circles. | Linking Circles overview |
Draw Dots (11K) |
Fill the screen with multi-colored dots. Make rainbows as the dots follow your mouse. (Mac version makes squares.) | Draw Dots overview |
Hearts (36K) |
Create lots of heart designs in many colors, sizes, and arrangements. | Hearts overview |
Snowflakes (156K... see AOL note) |
Create randomly-generated snowflakes! Try to guess what angles the computer used to make the flakes, then find out if you're right. Control the speed of snowflakes falling from the sky. | Snowflakes overview |
Olympic Rings (9K) |
Create linked Olympic rings. Control the size with a slider. | Olympic Rings overview |
Yehuda's Robe (24K) |
Draw fascinating robe-like shapes made of hundreds of colored dots. Control 4 variables with sliders. | Yehuda's Robe overview |
Fractions (152K... see AOL note) |
Illustrate equivalent fractions with grids and pie slices. | Fractions overview |
Silly Recipe Machine (29K) |
The silly recipe machine invents crazy recipes by choosing random words from hidden textboxes. You can add your own ingredients to the machine! | Recipe Machine overview |
Riddle Machine (25K) |
The riddle machine asks number riddles at random and then gives you the answers. You can add your own riddles to the machine! | Riddle Machine overview |
Dancing Cat (205K... see AOL note) |
Make Bradley's cat dance and do exercises! | Dancing Cat overview |
Inchworm 40K |
This little inchworm can measure any marigold! The project plays the "Inchworm" tune while scrolling the words, too. | Inchworm overview |
Flying Witches (12K) |
Steer three witches with a slider. Can you make them fly in circles? | Flying Witches overview |
Spider Web (16K) |
Make your own geometric spider webs with online string art. | Spider Web overview |
Swarm of Bees (38K) |
A swarm of bees follows a boy as he wanders randomly. Control the bees' speed with a slider. (Student-created, with teacher support.) | Swarm of Bees overview |
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