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22 resources with the concept eratosthenes

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Prime Numbers and Prime Factorization

For Students 7th - 10th
Clarify prime numbers, composite numbers, and prime factorization with this worksheet. After looking over definitions, working through prime numbers, and making composite numbers, learners are introduced to prime factorization and the...
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Eratosthenes: Geographer and Mathematician

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Mathematicians can be famous, too! Introduce your class to Eratosthenes with a reading passage. After they complete the passage, learners respond to five questions, some of which require opinions and others reading comprehension skills.
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Mathematical Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The hunt is on! Young mathematicians follow clues and complete a series of ten math puzzles as they try to crack Dr. Integer's code and find the location of his hidden treasure.
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The Sieve of Eratosthenes

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Employing an over 2,000 year old method for determining prime numbers, young mathematicians deepen their number sense in a lesson on factors and multiples. Using the included 100 chart and following the given steps, students...
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Prime Numbers: Eratosthenes' Sieve

For Teachers 4th - 6th
By offering a step-by-step explanation of how to identify prime numbers, this presentation would be a terrific way to give learners a visual example of prime numbers. This is a simple, and easy way, for students to understand the "why"...
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Prime Time

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders play a game with red and green cards (composite and prime numbers). As a card is drawn students create all possible arrays. The winner of each round is the person with the most arrays. Students discuss their results, and...
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Patterns

For Teachers 9th
In this Algebra I worksheet, 9th graders explore number and geometric patterns and use the Sieve of Eratosthenes to find the prime numbers less than one hundred.  The six page worksheet contains eight multipart questions.  Answers are...
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Unit 2: Factors

For Students 6th - 9th
In this factors activity, students identify prime numbers.  They use a Sieve of Eratosthenes to identify prime numbers.  Students complete factor trees and explore perfect numbers.  This factoring unit contains eight pages.  Each page...
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Eratosthenes And Radius of the Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students calculate the radius of the earth. They use the method and data suggested by Eratosthenes. They investigate the interrelationships among mass, distance, force, and time through experimental processes.
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Noon Project Revisited

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students, just like Eratosthenes, try to use math to calculate immeasurable objects. Teachers need to try out the calculations before having your class do them. They should take notes to be included with their own calculations and drawings.
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Countdown Challenge: Prime & Composite Numbers: Sieve of Eratosthenes

For Students 7th - 8th
In this prime and composite worksheet, students use the Sieve of Eratosthenes to identify prime numbers. They identify given factors in a list. This one-page worksheet contains a list of 100 numbers. Following a given process, students...
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Number Theory Worksheet 2: The Sieve of Eratosthenes

For Students 4th - 6th
in this number theory worksheet, students use the Sieve of Eratosthenes to find all primes up to the number 100. Students follow the directions to circle primes and multiples on the hundred chart.
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In Your Prime

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study how to find prime numbers. They investigate the teachings of the mathematician Eratosthenes and apply his theory of prime numbers less than 100.
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Prime Real Estate

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students analyze and discuss prime numbers and the Sieve of Eratosthenes, a procedure to sort out prime numbers. They identify the prime numbers from 1-100 by eliminating all the multiples of the first four prime numbers, and circle what...
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Factoring Composite Numbers

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders work with composite numbers to find their prime factorizations. In this Algebra I lesson, 9th graders use factor trees and division to find the prime factors of a number. Students explore the use of prime factors to...
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Sieve of Eratosthenes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students discover the Sieve of Erathosthenes. They explore a method to find all the prime numbers in a group of numbers. Using models, students practice divisibility rules while examining the difference between prime and composite numbers.
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Eratosthenes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine what Eratosthenes is and the history behind him.  In this earth lesson students complete a hands on activity to repeat Eratosthenes' experiment.
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Factors and Products Games

For Students 5th - 7th
For this prime numbers worksheet, students learn to use the Sieve of Eratosthenes to find all the prime numbers from 1 to 100.
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Number Theory Worksheet 2: The Sieve of Eratosthenes

For Students 5th - 6th
For this primes and multiples worksheet, students follow the directions to circle primes and multiples on a hundred chart until all prime numbers from 1 to 100 are circled. This is called the Sieve of Eratosthenes.
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Primed and Ready!

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders listen to information about Eratosthenes and review the definitions: prime, composite, multiples and divisible. They recreate Eratosthenes' method of compiling prime numbers. They create a poster.
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Looking into Eratosthenes' Radius of the Earth

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners, in small groups, research Eratosthenes and his calculations of the Earth's radius. They write a summary of the person, the experiments and his calculations to determine how accurate Eratosthenes was in his estimations of the...
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Prime Hunt On The Internet

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders find information about primes on the Internet. They use directions for Sieve of Eratosthenes to find primes in the first 100 numbers. After a lecture/demo, 8th graders access a website imbedded in this plan to explore...