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Other

Description:

This web site offers families, teachers, and tutors 80 mathematical challenges helpful for encouraging problem solving with students in grades 6 to 8. The math challenges focus on concepts and objects found in everyday life, such as how fast your heart beats, what shape container holds the most popcorn, and how much of me shows in a mirror. Each challenge contains an initial problem with a solution hint, a complete explanation of the answer, and additional problems related to the same challenge. Resources for further investigations are suggested as well. From the Printing the Challenges link on the homepage, PDF files are available for all 80 challenges in English, the first 15 challenges in Spanish, and the family resource materials in English and Spanish. Copyright 2005 Eisenhower National Clearinghouse

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Process skills,Statistics,Middle School,NSDL,Probability,Algebra,Geometry,Grade 8,NSDL_SetSpec_1007936,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120114184656991T,Visualization,Grade 6,Problem solving,Measurement,Mathematics,Real world applications,Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,Grade 7

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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