Watch the place value equipment change as you click back using the arrow in the ones place. Ask a student to read the number you have made. Zoom in to show only the ones, tens and hundreds columns using the magnifying glass. Introduction Mathematics involves solving problems that involve numbers.
There are a number of ways to explore place value concepts. Use the up and down buttons at the top of the screen to show students how to make a number. Suppose the scientists preparing a lunar command module know it has to travelkilometers to get to the moon.
The student can click on the speaker icon to hear the number being spoken.
Working with the object with students Model a Given Number Click on the die at the bottom left of the screen. The learning object provides a variety models to help students visualize the place value columns.
Click the speaker icon to hear the number being spoken. If place value knowledge to is secure move onto working with the 6 digit object. Show the students how it is possible to zoom in and out by clicking on the magnifying glass icon.