8.8 Calculating the Fat Content of Foods

Posted: March 14, 2013 in Uncategorized

Homework: Math Journal pages 307-309

Interactive Practice:

Virtual Manipulative: Percentages Interactive tool where you fill in any two of the three ‘boxes’ (whole, part, and percent) and it will calculate the missing part and show the result visually in two ways. matti.usu.edu/nlvm/nav/frames_asid_160_g_2_t_1.html

Mission: Magnetite Hacker tries to drop magnetite on Motherboard. To stop him, match up percentages, fractions, and images showing fractional parts. pbskids.org/cyberchase/games/percent/percent.html

Fractions and Percent Matching Game A simple matching game: match fractions and percentages. www.mathplayground.com/matching_fraction_percent.html

Fraction/Decimal/Percent Jeopardy Answer the questions correctly, changing between fractions, decimals, and percentages. www.quia.com/cb/34887.html

Flower Power Grow flowers and harvest them to make money in this addictive order-’em-up game. Practice ordering decimals, fractions, and percentages. The game starts with ordering decimals (daisies), and proceeds into fractions (tulips or roses). www.mangahigh.com/games/flowerpower

Math Mammoth Percent $3.50 A self-teaching printable worktext that teaches percent and related concepts, based on conceptual understanding. The book covers concept of percent, percentage of number, discounts, sales tax, circle graphs, percent of change, and percent of comparison.

Percent Shopping Choose toys to purchase. In level 1, you find the sale price when the original price and percent discount are known. In level 2, you find the percent discount when the original price and the sale price are known. www.mathplayground.com/percent_shopping.html

Penguin Waiter Simple game where you calculate the correct tip to leave the penguin waiter. www.funbrain.com/penguin/

Comparing Fractions, Decimals, and Percentages Factsheets, a nice matching pairs game, online quiz, and printable worksheets. www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/numbers/fractiondecimalpercentage/comparing/comparingall3

Worksheets & quizzes for percentages, ratios, and proportions Several online quizzes and a few PDF worksheets for these topics. www.math4children.com/Topics/Percentages

Convert percent to decimal worksheets Percent of number worksheets Percentage word problem worksheets Create an unlimited number of free customizable percent worksheets to print. www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/percent-decimal.php www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/percent-of-number.php www.homeschoolmath.net/worksheets/percentages-words.php

Proportioner An interactive tool (Java). Manipulate images and compare their dimensions to the dimensions of other images. Specify image dimensions graphically, numerically or using a scale factor. http://seeingmath.concord.org/resources_files/Proportioner.html

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