# Tag - Gizmo of the Week

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Movie Reviewer (Mean and Median)

December is one of the biggest months of the year for the movie industry, from Oscar-hunting prestige films to certain highly anticipated sci-fi sequels...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Charge Launcher

Opposite charges attract, while like charges repel. This fundamental principle is explored in a fun way in the Charge Launcher Gizmo. In the Gizmo, students...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Function Machines 1

Students are introduced to functions by a series of clanking, steaming, and whistling contraptions in the Function Machines 1 Gizmo. Students drag a machine to...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Senses

How do we detect what is happening in the world around us, and how do our brains process this information? These topics are introduced in our new Senses Gizmo...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Exponential Growth and Decay

Suppose two rich but eccentric people offer to pay you every day for 30 days: Offer 1: \$1,000, \$2,000, \$3,000, \$4,000, etc. for 30 days Offer 2: \$1, \$2, \$4...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Percent of Change

If you ever go into a discount store, you will see signs all over: “Sale – 20% off!” “Take an additional 15% at the register!” “10% rebate!” But how are...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Observing Weather

Students are taken on a global adventure in the new Observing Weather Gizmo.  In this introductory Gizmo, students use  instruments to measure and observe a...

Using Gizmos

## Gizmo of the Week: Evolution: Mutation and Selection

The Evolution: Mutation and Selection Gizmo allows students to simulate reproduction, mutation, predation, and evolution of a species of insect. The color of...

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...