Key Curriculum Press Discovering Algebra Lesson 0.5: Out of Chaos is from Chapter 0: Fractions and Fractals. Students will explore seemingly random patterns as they review some measurement and fraction ideas.
Before the Activity
Review the Teacher Resources and Calculator Note PDF files.
Make copies of the Student Activity PDF file for your class.
Transfer the Program file to student calculators using TI Connect™, with a connectivity cable and unit-to-unit cables
During the Activity
Practice multiplication with fractions and decimals
Deepen understanding of recursion and attractors
Practice careful measuring skills
Review the meaning of a vertex of a triangle
Distribute the student activity sheets
Follow the procedures as outlined
After the Activity
As a class, review student answers, discussing questions that appeared to be more challenging, and re-teaching as needed.