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Fractions Intro

This downloadable Java applet allows students to experiment with fractions by building and displaying fractions in the "Intro" tab. Students may explore the "Build a Fraction", "Equality Lab", and "Matching Game" tabs for more directed simulations. The website includes a teacher's guide (PDF) for suggested user tips.
Contributed by: PhET Interactive Simulations - Author, University of Colorado - Publisher
Math TopicNumber Sense, Fractions, Mathematical Practices, Mathematical Processes
Grade Level2, 3, 4
Resource TypeActivity, Interactive Media

  • Additional Information
    • AudienceEducator, Learner
    • LanguageEnglish (USA), Chinese, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Spanish
    • Education Topic
    • Interdisciplinary Connection
    • Professional DevelopmentNo
    • ContributorPhET Interactive Simulations - Author, University of Colorado - Publisher
    • Publication Date2013
    • RightsCopyright (c) 2011 University of Colorado
      Creative Commons-Attribution 3.0 license
    • AccessFree access
  • Standards
    • Common Core State Standards for Mathematics

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