## Fractions 2

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1. ### L86 Cassowary sanctuary

• Learning area Mathematics, Science
• Published 06/03/2018
• TLF-ID L86

Help a park ranger to arrange fencing in a wildlife sanctuary. Divide common geometric shapes into equal-sized sections for keeping cassowaries. Group the enclosures to form a quarantine zone for sick and injured birds. Then express divisions of the enclosures as fractions. Work through facts about the life of cassowaries: physical characteristics; diet; habitat; life cycles; and locations. Interact with graphs to see how people can help to save cassowaries. Answer questions as you go; express your answers as fractions. This learning object is a combination of two objects in the same series.

2. ### L3521 Fractions: comparing

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 19/05/2016
• TLF-ID L3521

Use visual representations of two fractions to find a common denominator. Write the two fractions as equivalences with the common denominator. Place the fractions on a number line. Find new fractions between the two original fractions. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. This resource requires the current Java Plug-in to be installed.

3. ### L3523 Fractions: naming

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 30/05/2016
• TLF-ID L3523

Name a fraction that is represented visually. This object is one in a series of seven objects. This resource requires the current Java Plug-in to be installed.

4. ### L3651 Fractions: equivalent

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 30/05/2016
• TLF-ID L3651

Manipulate a visual representation of a fraction to find and name an equivalent fraction. This object is one in a series of seven objects. This resource requires the current Java Plug-in to be installed.

5. ### L125 Neighbourhood fractions

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 31/03/2016
• TLF-ID L125

Help a town planner to design site plans. Assign regions on a 10x20 grid for different uses. Calculate the percentage and the fraction of the total site used for each region. Use a number line to display fractions and equivalent decimals. Design site plans for a: 1. Neighbourhood; 2. City; 3. Farm. This learning object is a combination of three objects in a series.

6. ### L134 Dynamic fractions

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 31/03/2016
• TLF-ID L134

Use a tool to explore how to express fractions and display them in different ways. Create a grid with a number of rectangles ranging from 1 to 100 (up to a 10x10 array). Select boxes within the grid and view or enter corresponding fractions and their equivalents. Interact with a dynamic number line to express fractions differently. Change display options to set task difficulty. Make your own question and answer games.

7. ### L3520 Fraction pieces

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 19/05/2016
• TLF-ID L3520

Place fractions of a circle or square on a whole. Investigate equivalence. This learning object is one in a series of seven objects. This resource requires the current Java Plug-in to be installed.

8. ### L3526 Fractions: visualising

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 30/05/2016
• TLF-ID L3526

Manipulate a rectangle or circle to represent given fractions. This object is one of a series of seven objects. This resource requires the current Java Plug-in to be installed.

9. ### L3525 Fractions: rectangle multiplication

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 30/05/2016
• TLF-ID L3525

Explore an interactive model that represents the product of two fractions including proper and improper fractions. Use the model to find the product of a given set of fractions including proper and improper fractions. For example, 1/3 x 5/9 = 5/27 and 4/3 x 2/5 = 8/15. This object is one of a series of seven objects. This resource requires the current Java Plug-in to be installed.

10. ### L6542 Exploring fractions

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 15/03/2016
• TLF-ID L6542

Use partially filled measuring cups to explore fractions: improper, mixed and equivalent fractions. For example, select six cups which are one-quarter full to balance one and a half cups. Or achieve an equivalent result by selecting three cups, which are half full.

11. ### L2800 Fraction fiddle: tool

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 31/03/2016
• TLF-ID L2800

Use a tool to explore what happens when you change the numerals in a fraction. Compare two fractions and find out which is larger. For example, decide whether 4/3 is larger than 7/5. Build the two fractions. Compare the fractions on a number line. A handy tool for use on an interactive whiteboard.

12. ### S4910 Fraction wall with decimals

• Learning area Mathematics
• Published 08/04/2016
• TLF-ID S4910

On this interactive fraction wall students are required to build up layers of the wall by dragging and dropping blocks representing different unit fractions. Students can select from the options of building the wall on a blank screen, finding fractions equivalent to a whole or to a half, or filling in a wall that already has some fractions shown on it. Concepts related to fractions that are greater than, less than or equivalent to can be explored. Students can write sentences to describe their findings and add these to the wall they construct.

13. ### L119 Cassowary ecology quiz

• Learning area Mathematics, Science
• Published 06/03/2018
• TLF-ID L119

Explore facts about the life of cassowaries: physical characteristics; diet; habitat; life cycles; and locations. Interact with graphs to see how much people can help cassowaries. Work through ecology notes and resources. Answer questions as you go; express your answers as fractions. This learning object is one in a series of two objects.