The third graders got a huge thrill out of trying some pre-algebra in our last math chapter. Their favorite part was our Hands-On Equations game, which makes even complicated equations easy to solve by using pawns as the unknown. What brains!
If you’d like to see promotional videos about how the game works and the thinking behind it, here is the Hands-On Equations website.
As part of our end-of-the-year celebration at Howe Library, small groups went trekking around Hanover on a Geometry Photo Scavenger Hunt. The creative results are delightful, and we will pepper the blog with each piece of the quest throughout the summer for your ongoing mathematical enjoyment.
Playing the Mirror Game to review symmetry.
Learning new vocabulary such as axis as we take on the challenge of designing our names with line symmetry. Can you flip it exactly? Can you even flip your color pattern?