Common Core Explorer

7.G.6

These apps, games, and websites will help your students solve real-world and mathematical problems involving area, volume and surface area of two- and three-dimensional objects composed of triangles, quadrilaterals, polygons, cubes, and right prisms.
App
Google Earth
Cool geographical exploration tool has endless classroom applications
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Math Nation
Approachable video courses break down math, build up student skills
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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ALEKS
Strong adaptive learning makes traditional math curriculum more useful
GRADES
3 - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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BrainPOP Featured Movie
Incredibly engaging cartoons on a wide range of topics draw kids in
GRADES
2 - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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DoodleMaths
Short, daily practice and positive language make success accessible
GRADES
Pre-K - 8
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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eMathInstruction
Fantastic teacher resources for algebra and geometry lessons
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
Website
Esri GeoInquiries
Captivating, focused map activities support larger curricular lessons
GRADES
4 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Website
Figure This!
Real-world examples illustrate complex math concepts
GRADES
4 - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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i-Ready
Solid adaptive instruction in reading and math, with data at the ready
GRADES
K - 8
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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IXL
Immediate feedback and breadth a huge plus, despite emphasis on drills
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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Khan Academy
Flexible learning environment offers a personalized journey to mastery
GRADES
2 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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LearnBop
Adaptive tutorial site helps kids tackle tough math concepts
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Mangahigh
Awesome, adaptive math games with a killer teacher dashboard
GRADES
2 - 12
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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Math Champ Challenge - School Edition (Common Core Standards)
Customizable tool for problem-solving practice, building understanding
GRADES
4 - 7
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
Website
Mathalicious
Toughest palates can't resist appetizing look at real-world math
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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MATHia
Comprehensive math practice provides teachers with actionable data
GRADES
6 - 9
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Mathspace
Personalized, step-by-step math coaching challenges and adapts
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Middle School Math Planet – Fun math game curriculum for kids
Challenging mix of activities and drills provide solid math practice
GRADES
6 - 8
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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Questimate! - Pro
Build solid estimation skills through a fabulous math game
GRADES
4 - 7
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Socratic by Google
Instant answers plus explanations outweigh cheating concerns
GRADES
7 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
Website
Tailor-ED
Create differentiated math lessons and assessments in minutes
GRADES
K - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Volumize
Approximate photos of real-world objects with virtual 3-D shapes
GRADES
6 - 11
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Wowzers
Game-based, adaptive math site engages kids with extrinsic rewards
GRADES
K - 8
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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YummyMath
Make math matter with problems kids can relate to
GRADES
3 - 12
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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Zearn
Innovative combo of live instruction and adaptive online math lessons
GRADES
K - 8
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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Ardor Education
Solid adaptive math practice offers data around standards and skills
GRADES
6 - 10
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
App
Arloon Geometry
Cool exploration features, so-so quizzes teach kids about shapes
GRADES
4 - 12
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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Bettermarks
Slick math practice with intuitive tools and plenty of examples
GRADES
4 - 10
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Brainingcamp
Competent test prep with minimal teacher dashboard gets the job done
GRADES
6 - 8
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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CoBELS
Math and science games emphasize conceptual understanding
GRADES
3 - 8
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Common Core Quest - Math and ELA Quizzes
Comprehensive CCSS-aligned resource for instruction and assessment
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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DimensionU
ELA and math games alternate between play and practice
GRADES
2 - 10
PRICE
Free to try
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Mac, Windows
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Exploratorium
Science experiments and activities abound in this comprehensive resource
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Get More Math
Adaptive program employs mixed review for improved skill retention
GRADES
4 - 11
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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Illustrative Mathematics
Comprehensive 6–12 curriculum highlighting math discourse
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Math Antics
Cheesy videos pair with useful resources to teach foundational skills
GRADES
3 - 8
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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Math Apprentice
A fun, clever way to learn how math is used in the real world
GRADES
5 - 10
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Math Open Reference
Visually plain, no-frills collection of math simulations
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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MathPickle
Videos of inventive problem-solving tasks should be aimed at kids
GRADES
K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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PBS LearningMedia
Treasure trove of lesson resources will benefit from adaptation
GRADES
Pre-K - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Slice It!
Divide and conquer with clever puzzles that build geometry foundation
GRADES
3 - 7
PRICE
Free, Paid
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n/a
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STEM on Station
Lots of info about the space station, but tricky site organization
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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The Sandbox
Kids build subject-area knowledge as they create their own worlds
GRADES
5 - 9
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Virtual Nerd
Flip a classroom with these free video math tutorials
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Geometry Pro!
Quizzes provide good basic practice but little instructional content
GRADES
6 - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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Ko's Journey
Story-based game with math puzzles feels like work
GRADES
4 - 8
PRICE
Paid
PLATFORM
Mac, Windows
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Opus
Basic math problem bank is a bit problematic; more attention to detail would help
GRADES
4 - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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STEM Builder
Usable STEM content and practice diminished by dated interface
GRADES
3 - 12
PRICE
Free to try, Paid
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n/a
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StraightAce
Pricey middle school math app suffers from variety of flaws
GRADES
6 - 8
PRICE
Free to try
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n/a
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LearnZillion
Video lessons and quizzes support 7th grade Common Core skills
GRADES
6 - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Mathalicious
Math made delicious with complete, practical MS lessons
GRADES
6 - 8
PRICE
Paid
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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NRICH
Mixed bag of puzzlers challenge the mind, need better organization
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Virtual Nerd
Tutorial videos + detailed graphics = a great supplemental resource
GRADES
6 - 12
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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Virtual Nerd
Videos, example problems offer nearly comprehensive skills coverage
GRADES
6 - 8
PRICE
Free
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n/a
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NOT YET RATED
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