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Description:

This problem requires children to develop logical reasoning and promotes using visualization to plan ahead. Students are presented with a line of four blue, then four red followed by four yellow and finally four green bears and are asked to rearrange them using the least number of moves so that no two bears of the same color are next to each other. The Teachers' Notes page offers rationale, suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, and an idea for support and extension.

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:

Grade 2,Visualization,Grade 1,NSDL,Critical thinking,Early Elementary,Kindergarten,Express regularity,Mathematics,Analyze and persevere,Process skills,Number and operations,Algebra,Patterns and sequences,Logic and foundations,Informal Education,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Strategies,Algebraic thinking,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160600718T,General,Problem solving,Education,Reasoning

Language:

English

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