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Month: September 2011

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New BuzzMath Document – Surface Area of Cylinders

(Measurement > Using Measurement > Surface Area) The document Surface Area of Cylinders, guides students through an exploration of finding the surface area of a cylinder. This document begins with a deconstruction of a cylinder, allowing students to see a 3-dimensional object as a 2- dimensional figure. The students are exposed to guided questions that encourage them to use their […]

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New BuzzMath Document – Median and Mode

(Data Analysis and Probability > Data Analysis > Descriptive Statistics > Median and Mode) The document Median and Mode, introduces students to the concepts of median and mode and their application in various situations. Students are guided step by step through the process of finding median and mode. They are given concise definitions of these terms that they can refer […]

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New BuzzMath Document – Measuring Length and Angles

(Measurement > Measurement Systems > Customary Systems > Measuring Length and Angles) Rulers, protractors, tape measures…oh my! Measuring Length and Angles lets students experience measuring a variety of objects using interactive measuring tools. Students will use different measuring tools to measure inches, centimeters, meters, yards, and degrees. The interactive rulers and protractors allow students to have an authentic measuring experience. […]

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New BuzzMath Document – Fractions, Decimals, and Percents II

(Numbers and Operations > Relationships Among Numbers > Different Representations of Numbers) Fractions, Decimals, and Percents II is a fantastic follow-up document to Fractions, Decimals, and Percents I. While Fractions, Decimals, and Percents I offers students an introduction to these concepts by providing a variety of visual representations, Fractions, Decimals, and Percents II focuses on the computation and application of […]

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New BuzzMath Document – Positive and Negative Slopes

(Algebra > Relations & Functions > Functions) Positive and Negative Slopes offers students a complete investigation of the definition, concept, and algorithm for finding negative and positive slopes. Students are able to see lines displayed on dynamic grids. The values of each line changes every time a student revisits a page. This allows students to repeat questions numerous times until […]