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Absolute Value

Absolute Value

Wanna be an absolute winner in math class? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby introduce you to the concept of absolute value. First you’ll find out the difference between positive and negative integers and what words indicate each. You’ll also discover why distances can never be negative, and what expression is used to denote such a value instead. Plus, see how a number line can help you find a number’s absolute value and find out what two little bars on each side of the number mean. We’re absolutely sure you’ll learn a ton from this movie!

## Coordinate Grids Lesson Plan: Game Over Gopher Game

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 4-6, students use BrainPOP resources (including a free online math game) to explore coordinate grids and planes.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Fractions on a Number Line Lesson Ideas: The Pearl Diver Game

In these lesson ideas which are adaptable for grades 3-8, students play an online math game to practice identifying, comparing, and ordering fractions on a number line.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »## Math Skills Lesson Plan: It’s All Fun and Games

In this lesson plan which is adaptable for grades 3-12, students work collaboratively to research selected math skills. Students then create, play, and assess a math game that is designed to apply and reinforce their selected math concept.

**This lesson plan is aligned to Common Core State Standards.**See more »