# Fractions

## Elementary Math Escape Experience

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The Chinese Cultural Museum is looking for volunteers to work at their prestigious institution. To help narrow down the competition, the museum has put together a series of puzzles and obstacles that interested applicants have to make their way through.

Elementary
Content Area:
Math
Social Studies
Play Time:
60 min.

## New York Slice

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In New York Slice, each player slices pizzas into portions, giving their opponents first choice, while they take the leftovers.

Middle
High
Content Area:
Math
Family/Consumer Science
Play Time:
30 min.

## Holiday Fractions

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Uses bright illustrations with specific Holiday objects to teach young students how to work with fractions.

## Creature Capture

Creature Capture is a fun and colorful fraction-based card game where the goal of the game is to own more of the board than your opponent! Players engage in both solo and multiplayer gameplay as they collect cards and build strategies. Opponents take turns playing their creature-themed cards to a central board, causing battles between opposing cards along the way. The victor of each battle is determined by one of three battle rules: largest number wins, smallest number wins, and closest number to ½ wins.

## Refraction

Refraction is an online puzzle game for teaching fractions. The game requires knowledge of fractions to succeed. In Refraction, the player must partition lasers in order to power spaceships containing various animals who have gotten stuck in space. These animal spaceships all require different fractions of the lasers, and the player is given several pieces that split and bend the lasers to reach the animals and satisfy these requirements.

## Treefrog Treasure

Treefrog Treasure (ages 4+) is a platformer game that allows players to explore different worlds as a frog and learn fractions and number line concepts. When certain obstacles are reached, a player must properly identify a target symbol, whole number, or fraction on a number line to collect gems and complete the level. Hints are provided to help the player reach the correct answer when mistakes are made.

## Pearl Diver

Navigate the number line while diving among shipwrecks and sunken ruins. Will you find a pearl, or an old boot? Watch out for the electric eel! Pearl Diver teaches properties of numbers, how to plot numbers, how to visualize quantity on the number line, how to order numbers, and how to use the number line as a visual model for mathematical operations.

## Piece o Cake

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Everyone knows the cake rules: one person cuts,the other chooses. In this way, one makes the slices as equal as possible so that one does not end up with the short end.

Middle
High
Content Area:
Math
Family/Consumer Science
Play Time:
20 min.

## Jungle Fractions

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Jungle Fractions is an engaging, easy to use educational app that teaches kids fractions in multiple languages. For iPad only.

Primary
Content Area:
Math

## Fractions

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The Fractions App provides an ideal visual practice environment for you to master fraction concepts. The app uses a simple, tactile interface where you can tap the screen to create a fraction from everyday objects like pizza or a bar of chocolate.

The difficulty level of the game is adaptive and as you master the simpler fractions, questions with a higher level of difficulty are presented. A basic set of fraction tutorials comes bundled with the app to allow you to revise your concepts.