Multiplying and Dividing Fractions

When can dividing make numbers bigger? When you’re dividing fractions! In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the basics of multiplying and dividing fractions. You’ll find out why you might need to perform these operations, as well as a recap on how to reduce fractions. You’ll also learn how to turn mixed numbers into fractions, and where to find a fraction’s numerators and denominators. Finally, you’ll discover what a multiplicative inverse is and why you’ll need it to divide fractions. Divide and conquer!

Refraction Game Lesson Plan: Teaching Fractions Through Gameplay

In this lesson plan, which is adaptable for grades 3-8, students use BrainPOP resources to make real-world, cross-curricular connections between math and science concepts. Students explore light refraction through online gameplay and an experiment. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »

Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept. This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.  See more »