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Place value, even and odd numbers, Roman numerals, large numbers, and rounding: games and resources online
Tens and ones exercise
Enter the 2-digit number represented by ten-bags and one-balls.
E-manipulatives, including base 10 blocks
Use the stamp to place 100-flats, 10-rods, and 1-squares into a working space. Use the arrows in the columns to "move" (regroup) them to the other columns.
Virtual Manipulative: Base 10 blocks
Place value up to thousands. The program gives you a number to make and you click on the 1000-cubes, 100-flats, 10-rods, and 1-cubes to make it. You can change the number base to work in base 2, base 3, etc.
Maths Teacher's Toolkit
Includes place value calculator, place value cards, interactive number line, hundred square, and other interactive Flash resources.
Place the Penguins
Practice breaking up the numbers into tens and ones, or into
hundreds, tens and ones in this game.
Place value or rounding game, click on asked place value in a
number or type in asked rounding.
Can you say really big numbers?
Enter a really big number, try say it out loud, and see it written.
Match numbers written in standard form with numbers written in expanded form
in this game.
Line Dry Game
Fill in a missing number on the clothes line based on different skip counting patterns.
Hand made manipulatives
Print these pages on cardstock to get your own base 10 blocks, rods, geometrical shapes, or algebra tiles (XY-blocks).
Even & Odd Numbers
Shoot a fruit with an even or odd number, whichever one your aim tells you. Three levels: 1-10, 1-20, and 1-100.
Odd or Even?
Drag and drop the number cards to their correct place in the diagram (even or odd). three difficulty levels (numbers 1-10, 1-30, or 1-100).
Story of Odd and Even
A simple story about two ladybugs named Odd and Even. It teaches even and odd within 1-10.
Roman Numerals Tutorial
Good explanations of how numbers are formed using Roman Numerals, such as when to "add" or "subtract" the symbols. The page allows interactivity where the student can self-check his/her understanding.
Roman Matching Game
Drag the Roman numerals to the corresponding Arabic numerals. If you win the next game will be faster. See if you can beat the clock!
Roman Numerals Worksheets
Generate worksheets for converting Roman numerals to normal (Arabic) ones, or normal numbers to Roman numerals, or do easy addition and subtraction problems with Roman numerals.
Roman Numerals Dot-to-Dots
Some dot-to-dot worksheets with animal themes that use Roman Numerals.
Roman Numerals - Wikipedia
An article explaining the usage, origin, and a chart of Roman numerals.
Quia: Easy Roman Numerals
Translate Roman numerals into Arabic (covers I, V, and X only). Matching game, concentration, or word search.
Roman Numerals - A Maths Webquest
A set of web pages where you can learn all about roman numerals: how they originated, how to read & write the numerals, and places we still use the Roman number system today.
Roman Sequence Game
See how fast you can put these Roman numerals in the correct sequence.
These pages teach number naming skills covered in K8 math courses. Each page has an explanation, interactive practice and challenge games about naming numbers.
Visualizes big numbers with pictures of
Powers of ten
A 9-minute movie that illustrates the dramatic changes of scale when zooming in or out by powers of ten (40 powers of ten), starting from a picnic blanket and ending in the universe, and then starting from a hand to the proton inside an atom.
Practice naming big numbers.
Keep My place
Fill in the big numbers to this cross-number puzzle.
What does a TRILLION dollars look like?
A great visual of what a trillion dollars looks like (with 100-dollar bills).
Rounding and estimating
Rounding to the Nearest Ten
A number line from 0 to 100 where you can illustrate to the students how to round numbers to nearest ten.
You'll be asked to round numbers in the thousands to the nearest hundred. Click on the shark that has the correctly rounded number.
Choose either "1 pointer," "two pointer," or "three pointer button". You're given a rounding problem to the nearest ten, nearest hundred, or nearest tenth. If you answer correctly, the character makes a basket.
A Mathionare-type game where you answer rounding questions, and try to become a Rounding Master Math Millionaire.
Round decimals to whole numbers, and you'll get a chance to kick the ball to the goal.
Exercises about rounding whole numbers and decimals, front-end estimation, estimating sums and differences.
Drag as many gorillas as you can into the elevator without exceeding the weight capacity of the elevator. You will have to use your quick addition, estimation, and number sense skills.
Home Run Derby Math
Estimate answers to math problems. The closer you get, the further your ball will fly at-bat. In addition and subtraction, the numbers are in the thousands. In multiplication, the numbers are in the hundreds.
Times Tales is now on DVD
The fast, FUN, and easy way to learn multiplication. Learn the upper times tales in two sittings using mnemonic stories.