5.MD.2. Make a line plot to display a data set of measurements in fractions of a unit (1/2, 1/4, 1/8). Use operations on fractions for this grade to solve problems involving information presented in line plots. For example, given different measurements of liquid in identical beakers, find the amount of liquid each beaker would contain if the total amount in all the beakers were redistributed equally.
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Dunk Tank is a maththemed game show created by the producers of Cyberchase and starring Harry from Cyberchase For Real. Using a combination of video and interactive gaming, each program addresses a single topic in the 6th grade math curriculum and s...tudents compete with themselves for high scores. Dunk Tank is an independent learning experience for students to complete in 1530 minutes, depending on their proficiency, and can also be used to support teacherled instruction. In this interactive, Harry explains key concepts about liquid volume, including standard units of measure (what they are, when to use them, how to convert between them). Students play Fill It Up, a minigame that challenges students use pints, quarts and gallons to exactly fill large containers whose volume is marked only in cups; watch a comic video about the importance of measuring carefully with standard units when baking; and answer other questions designed to help them further their understanding of liquid volume. Students can access support using a glossary, defining key math terms, and a menu of short segments to rewatch.
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June 18, 2012 at 09:20 PM


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The instructor first reviews how to plot whole numbers on a number line. She then relates the same concept to fractions. In the video lesson, she plots both proper and improper fractions. Very clear instruction and easy for students to visualize the ...concept. (2:39)
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October 29, 2012 at 11:26 PM


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The instructor first demonstrates how to use integers to represent number values. She then explains and illustrates how to plot negative and positive numbers, as well as fractions on a number line. (2:14)
October 29, 2012 at 11:44 PM


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Movie of an animated powerpoint that demonstrates visually the process of adding 1/2 + 1/3. No audio. Run time 01:01.
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The teacher, dressed as "the Math Lobster," demonstrates how to display fraction data on a line plot. (3:15)
October 29, 2012 at 12:20 AM
