**Grades 6-8 Math WebQuests**
** = newly listed since 2/1/2002** |

A License To Drive | Designed to guide adolescents through the process of getting a drivers license. |

A Pizza Family Reunion | Use spreadsheets to modify a recipe and develop a shopping list for a large party. |

Aerodynamic Adventure | Activities built around a simulation about plane flight and math. |

Creative Encounter of the Numerical Kind | After researching place value and numeration systems, students create a base-4 numeration system for a primitive alien tribe. |

Design a Dream Vacation | Given a $2000 per person budget, design a vacation from a list of destinations. Use spreadsheet. Decide on sights and activities. |

Designing a Home | Design a house using plans, considering costs, energy use, etc. |

Dream A Dream, Reach A Goal | Create a realistic fiction story with information about a musher, his dog team, the trail, the weather, and the checkpoints along the Iditarod Race. |

Evaluating Math Games | Play and evaluate math games. |

Franchise | Convince your classmates to invest in the franchise business you've selected. |

Fun with Tangrams | This is a lesson that will use tangrams to show how the areas of some polygons are related to each other. |

Geometry Meets Poetry | Take a concept from geometry and portray it as a poem and an animated graphic. |

Harry Potter WebQuest | Harry Potter has challenged your school to a Quidditich Match... but first you need a field and the supplies. Review concepts of decimals, percent, measurement, perimeter, area, circumference, and money management. |

Hockey Salary Creator | Use mathematical concepts to evaluate the hockey players of National Hockey League teams. |

Home Improvement | You are being hired as interior decorators to design newly remodeled rooms. |

Introduction to Probability | Explores the difference between experimental and theoretical probability |

Let's Have a Field Day! | Plan a day in the park and figure out how much it will cost. |

Madeline's Room | Madeline and 11 other girls live in a large rectangular room, where twelve beds are placed along the walls. Please help the girls rearrange their beds to fit the Nilse's house. |

March Madness | Analyze the statistics leading up to the NCAA Basketball championship games. |

Math-Scape | This webquest has students create a landscape design. |

Nobel Mathematicians | Explore biographies of mathematicians, choose one for the non-existent Nobel Prize, and create a press kit to promote his/her nomination. |

Personal Budget WebQuest | Set up a budget and a lifestyle. |

Roller Coaster Madness | Design a roller coaster. |

Roller Coaster Statistics | Research eight roller coasters and decide which roller coaster offers the best thrill based on height, length, and maximum speed. |

Searching for Solutions | Solve real-life problems involving Internet research and higher level math skills. New URL. |

Sports Night | Collect data about athletes, scatter graph the data, and make predictions about future performance. |

Teaching Tessellations | Write a book explaining tessellations to 4th, 5th and 6th graders at a neighboring elementary school. |

The Dilemma of the Dangerous Meatloaf | Students determine and defend a position on the healthfulness of a food through analysis/research |

The King of Tides | Analyze real-time data to try to prove a causal relationship between the moon and tides |

The Rising Cost of Colleges | Research 3 colleges of choice. Investigate tuition rates and other expenses. Find scholarships. |

Titanic: What Can Numbers Tell Us? | Create a spreadsheet and examine statistics about the voyage. |

Vacation Anyone? | The students use the Internet to take an imaginary vacation somewhere in the US and then present it. |

Weekend@Bernie's | Make a budget for a given (yet strangely familiar) family. |

Who Wants to be a Millionaire? | Analyze career paths and investment habits needed to become a millionaire in one lifetime. |

Your Opinion Sells | Design, conduct, analyze and write up a student opinion poll. |

Last updated 3/24/2002 at 22:14:34.
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