Building a Paper Bridge: An Introduction to Problem Solving
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Students explore problem solving strategies while working with a partner. They use problem solving strategies and apply math skills in a specific task.
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Building a Paper Bridge: an Introduction To Problem Solving
Eighth graders explore problem solving strategies to build a paper bridge with a partner. As a class they discuss a variety of techniques to solve a simple problem, then in pairs construct the longest non-supported single span bridge...
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