# Category - Using Gizmos

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Rational Numbers, Opposites, and Absolute Values

The Rational Numbers, Opposites, and Absolute Values Gizmo uses an interactive number line to allow students to compare rational numbers. Students can place a...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Cat and Mouse

Linear systems are demonstrated with fast cats and slow mice in the Cat and Mouse Gizmo. Will the cat catch the mouse? Will the mouse escape into its hole? It...

## Introducing Teacher Presets

Now setting up and resetting Gizmos for your classes is easier than ever with our new Teacher Presets feature. Teacher Presets allow you to save a...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Ocean Tides

If you’ve ever gone to the beach, you might have noticed the water level rising and falling over time. In the Ocean Tides Gizmo, students will learn how the...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Sine Function

As students get started in trigonometry, one of the first topics they will encounter is the sine function. With the Sine Function Gizmo, students are guided to...

## New Gizmo: Observing Weather

With two major hurricanes striking the U.S. and record monsoons in southern Asia, extreme weather events have been making headlines lately. The brand new...

## Applying the SAMR model to ExploreLearning Gizmos

Technology in the classroom can aid students in learning and aid teachers in classroom administration and monitoring, proving, and celebrating progress. But...

## Gizmo of the Week: Measuring Trees

The Measuring Trees Gizmo is a nature-themed introduction to scientific measurement and is a great combination of math and science. In the Gizmo, students...

## New Gizmo: Nuclear Reactions

Although we may not be aware of it, nuclear reactions affect our lives every day. Nuclear fission takes place in nuclear power plants, providing around 20% of...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Points, Lines, and Equations

As a math teacher, one of your goals is to demonstrate the relationship between the effort a student puts into his or her work and the resulting achievements...