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Mr. Chow's Desmos Activities!

A list of Desmos activities created over the last few years. Some of them were created before screen gates (and I've been too lazy to edit them) so they are in two pieces.
Twitter: @mrchowmath

Area of a Square • Activity Builder by Desmos

Introduces Students to the concept of square roots and their approximations.

Small Business Mogul • Activity Builder by Desmos

Can your business make money? Control product, cost and advertising to maximize profit

Trip to the Arcade • Activity Builder by Desmos

How much is the cover charge? You and a friend visit the arcade and spend various amounts of money. Use the number of games played and the amount of money spent to figure out the cover charge.

T-shirt Sales • Activity Builder by Desmos

How many shirts do you need to sell in order to make a profit? Classic cost vs. revenue problem with a twist... how much should you charge for your shirts?

Find the Missing Number • Activity Builder by Desmos

Figure out the missing number using a string of clues. Introduction to solving two step equations.

Fraction Estimation • Activity Builder by Desmos

Without any measurements can you estimate the value of different fractions?

Nametag • Activity Builder by Desmos

Type your name and it appears in a graph... trace your name on the next screen and hide the letters to see your art! extensions into binary and other operations coming soon.

Linear Situations • Activity Builder by Desmos

Look at and make observations on various linear situations.

3.2 Slope • Activity Builder by Desmos

Similar to Desmos put the point on the line. Understand slope and rise/run.

Operation Integer Challenge • Activity Builder by Desmos

race to the finish by completing integer operations!

Magic Octagon: Simple • Activity Builder by Desmos

Original idea here:
challenge your partner!

just for fun • Activity Builder by Desmos

Watch out for inappropriate responses

Play with Patterns • Activity Builder by Desmos

Use patterns to take a deeper look into linear relationships

Linear RELATIONS • Activity Builder by Desmos

How much would you spend at a carnival?

Linear Relationships • Activity Builder by Desmos

How far would the space ship travel after 10 years?

Linear Functions Day 2 • Activity Builder by Desmos

manipulate m or b to make the line pass through the gap safely

Introduction to Linear Functions • Activity Builder by Desmos

move the functions so that they pass through the gaps correctly

Integer Operations • Activity Builder by Desmos

Go through a series of questions relating to integer operations. Numbers in questions are randomized to avoid copying

3.1: Introduction to Proportional Relationships • Activity Builder by Desmos

A first look into linear functions and proportional relationships

8 Standards for Mathematical Practice Final • Activity Builder by Desmos

Help students recognize the 8 standards for mathematical practice in everyday tasks

GoMath Fractions 1 • Activity Builder by Desmos

Convert between mixed and irrational numbers by "finding the magic number"

Exploratory Geometry #2 • Activity Builder by Desmos

Discover the golden ratio with your fingers and a few sliders.

Exploratory Geometry Day 1 • Activity Builder by Desmos

Take a look at satellite dishes and parabolas

Polyhedrons 2 • Activity Builder by Desmos

Begins with a review of prisms and right triangle trigonometry. Takes a more in-depth look at pyramids and cones.

Angles Within Circles • Activity Builder by Desmos

Takes a look at angles who's vertices are inside the circle