Escape from the Tomb

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Escape Crocodile Dundee style! Learners use systems of equations to determine how to balance two bowls hanging from the ceiling. The correct answer provides an escape route through a secret passage.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Give each group a different set of materials to build equations
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a specific set of materials and time for set up
  • Expects a solid understanding of systems of linear equations
Pros

  • Includes ideas for assessment following the activity
  • Provides extension ideas for early finishers
Cons

  • None
Common Core