## PhET Interactive Math Simulations

What it is: Math simulations that are essentially virtual manipulatives for math. The simulations can be sorted by sub topic or grade level. They can be embedded on any other webpage or used directly from the site. Each simulation comes with a place to explore and a game where kids can practice their understanding.

Levels: A, B, C, D, E

How to use it: This is an awesome collection of virtual manipulatives. These are great for number talks and exploration of concepts, as well as for practicing math concepts. The labs can be used directly from this site, they can also be downloaded or embedded on another webpage. These virtual manipulatives are fantastic for remote learning activities!

## Math Bots

What it is: Flattened 3-D objects that transform into a 3D shape.

Level: B, C, D, E

How to Use it: Hands on activity for students to better understand geometric figures.

## 3 Act Math Level D

What it is: 3 Act Math is an exploration of math through real-world visual stories and inquiry.

Level: C, D

How to Use It: Guided math inquiry for teachers. Videos, inquiry, investigation, and activities for students.

## 3 Act Math Level C

What it is: 3 Act Math is an exploration of math through real-world visual stories and inquiry.

Level: C

How to Use It: Guided math inquiry for teachers. Videos, inquiry, investigation, and activities for students.

## 3 Act Math Level B

What it is: 3 Act Math is an exploration of math through real-world visual stories and inquiry.

Level: B, C

How to Use It: Guided math inquiry for teachers. Videos, inquiry, investigation, and activities for students.

## Which One Doesn’t Belong

What it is: A math exploration and critical thinking exercise collection.

Levels: A, B, C, D, E

How to Use it: Students explore images and come up with conjectures and proofs about which one doesn’t belong. Strengthens critical thinking, conjectures, proofs, and the idea that there can be multiple ways to look at something. After kids are familiar with Which One Doesn’t Belong exercises, ask them to come up with their own.

## Fraction War (and activities)

What it is: Fraction Wars Card Deck (printable) with games and ideas (links below the print out).

Levels: C, D, E

How to Use it: Print Fraction War Card deck, games for exploration and practice with fractions found below the card deck image.

## Fraction Talks

What it is: Fraction Talks visuals to foster creative thinking around fractions.

Levels: A, B, C, D, E

How to Use It: Use the Fraction Talk visuals to promote discussion and inquiry around fractions. Similar to a number talk. Use whole-group or small group. Inspiration for classroom use.

## YouCubed Week 4 of Inspirational Math Level B, C

What it is: YouCubed week 4 of inspirational math, lesson plans, videos, ideas, inquiry, activities.

Level: B, C

How to Use It: Detox week, activities, hands-on, lesson plans, collaboration, videos, ideas, inquiry.