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(Don Balka measures 7 1/2” square. and Laurie Boswell) Email: sales@delta-x.net OLR 20137 Set of 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8.95 ODX 25252W . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$14.95 ALGEBRA TEACHER RESOURCES 49 ALGEBRA DICE This set of 10 algebra dice will help you be creative with your algebra lessons. Each die show “x” to a power whether it be 0, 1,or 2. Use the dice to have fun with your students to create your own unique algebra problems, all determined by the roll of the die. OLH 12005 Set of 10 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.95 CLASSROOM GRAPH CHART Durable, write-on/wipe-off chart with X- GRAPHING: SLOPE & LINEAR Y grid lets you demonstrate graphing EQUATIONS concepts, then wipe it clean and roll away for Grades 4-9 storage. Positive and negative number lines Each set contains 4 sturdy posters measuring appear on the left side of grid. Spring-loaded 17”x22”, 4 activity sheets, and a teacher’s roller retracts chart when you pull down on guide. Topics covered and demonstrated in wooden handle. Mount on hooks, or hang from this set are coordinate plane, slope, equations the top of a chalkboard or wall. Chart mea- of lines, and graphing linear equations. sures 47”Lx54”H. OMC P204 Set of 4 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$8.95 OLR 0321 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$79.95 CLINGGRID (TM) GRAPHING CHARTS Lightweight, portable grids use static electricity to cling to any smooth, flat surface, including chalkboards, dry-erase boards--even walls and windows. Use these grids with Dry- Erase markers to demonstrate graphing con- cepts anywhere, or let students use individually, in small groups or in centers. Durable, dry- erase surface for years of classroom use. X-Y AXIS OVERHEAD GRID Clear, transparent grids feature X-Y CLINGGRID (TM) X-Y AXIS axis in bold and 144 blocks. Measures Bold lines make axes easy to see. 8” square. RECTANGULAR COORDINATES I 2cm grids in 28 columns and rows are OLR 39178 Set of 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.95 100 blocks per square inch. Size 3"x3". perfect for activities with math cubes. Each grid OCE 920 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.99 measures 22” square. 100 OVERHEAD GRID OLR 39192 Set of 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$34.95 Use this versatile set of 3 clear, trans- RECTANGULAR COORDINATES II parent grids to model graphs, charts 16 blocks per square inch. Size 3"x3". and multiplication tables. Measures 8” square. OCE 921 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.99 CLINGGRID (TM) 100 CHART OLR 39177 Set of 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.95 Versatile grids feature a 10 x 10 square POLAR COORDINATES array for charts, graphs or multiplica- Graduated in major segments of 15° with subdi- tion tables. Each grid in set of 3 measures 22” POLAR COORDINATE visions marked every 5°. Size 3" diameter. square. OVERHEAD GRID OCE 922 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.99 OLR 39194 Set of 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$34.95 Clear, transparent grids feature 6 con- INK PAD centric circles in 1/4” radius increments. 4 1/2"x6 1/2" black ink pad. (Not illustrated) Displays radii of outer circle in 15-degree incre- OCE 08879 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$7.95 CLINGGRID (TM) POLAR ments with markings every 5 degrees along the COORDINATE outer edge. Measures 8” square. COMPLETE GRAPH STAMP SET Set of 3 features 6 concentric circles in OLR 39179 Set of 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.95 This set includes the three stamps and one ink 1/4” radius increments. Displays radii of outer pad described above. circle in 15-degree increments with markings OCE 919 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$19.90 every 5 degrees along the outer edge. OVERHEAD GRID SET Measures 22” square. This set includes one each of OLR 39193 Set of 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$34.95 Overhead X-Y Axis Grid, Overhead 100 Grid and Overhead Polar Coordinate Grid. Each measures 8” square. CLINGGRID (TM) SET OLR 39180 Series of 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.95 For all your graphing needs, this set of 3 includes X-Y Axis, 100 Chart and Polar Coordinate. Each measures 22” square. OLR 39195 Series of 3 . . . . . . . . . . . . .$34.95 GRID GRAPHING RULER These 12 inch graphing rulers are made out of BOARDS flexible vinyl, are 1” wide with a handy “0” cen- These 9”x12” tering guide. The graph grid is in 1/10” incre- boards are high quali- ments. ty dry-erase boards OFA 6012 Pkg of 6 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$5.40 DRY-ERASE (TM ) with the graphics per- SAFE-T manently etched into MARKERS the surface. Corners These markers are made and edges are round- for dry-erase boards but ed for safety. Kits include 1 board, 4 assorted are great for the over- color pens and 1 eraser. Sets include 10 MINI MARKER- head too. Nontoxic, low- boards without pens or eraser. BOARD odor ink, and vented OLA 7860 Coordinate grid kit . . . . . . . .$4.99 ERASERS safety caps prevent OLA 7863 Centimeter grid kit . . . . . . . . .$4.99 Made of hardwood choking and makes these markers safer for the OLA 7869 Blank kit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$4.99 with felt bottoms. classroom. Comes in an assorted color pack of OLA 7861 Coordinate gird set/10 . . . .$31.99 Works great on indi- black, blue, red, green, and purple. OLA 7864 Centimeter grid set/10 . . . . .$31.99 vidual student boards. Measure 1 1/2” x 2”. OEM 29105 Set of 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2.95 OLA 7870 Blank set/10 . . . . . . . . . . . . .$29.99 OLA 7874 Set of 5 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$3.99