This program provides students with a lively introduction to key concepts involved with triangles and quadrilaterals. It includes defining rational numbers as the ratio of two integers, defining rational numbers as a terminating or repeating decimal, the concept of proportional reasoning and examples of converting between decimals and rational numbers.

Grade Level:

Middle

High

Length:

00:31

Hungry gophers are after the prized carrot. Defend the carrot by placing units on a coordinate grid. A finalist in the 2012 Serious Games Showcase & Challenge.

In this video segment from *Cyberchase*, the CyberSquad have become separated on an island. In order to find each other they bring up a map on their Skwak Pads and try to compare positions using a coordinate grid and landmarks on the map.

Harry agrees to take over his brother Pete's paper route for a week. After starting the job, he realizes the route was not planned out very well. He tries to rework it by analyzing the list of addresses. After making some adjustments to his list, he is able to create a new, easier and more efficient route.

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This video was submitted through the Innovation Math Challenge, a contest open to professional and nonprofessional producers and is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School collection.

Explaining the correct placement of positive and negative integers on a number line in 15 seconds with InstaCram from the *Math Club*.

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Challenge your knowledge of positive and negative integers with this YouTube quiz from the * PBS Math Club*.

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This resource is part of the Math at the Core: Middle School collection.

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