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Waste in our World  - August 09
 
   
A Visit to Your School  - May 09
 
 
 
Where Is The Center?  - April 09
 
 
 
The Library Problem - Mar 09   
 
Multiplication along the Silk Road - Feb 09   
 
   
 
The Barn Quilt Problem - Dec 08   
 
Flags by the Numbers
(patterns and numbers and operations) - Nov 08

 

 
The AquaDom - One Large Aquarium
(geometry and measurement) - Oct 08

 

 
Measuring the "Grand" in the Grand Hotel
(problem solving and measurement) - Sep 08
 
 
Touring Washington DC
(problem solving) - Aug 08
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Walk for the Paws 
(algebraic thinking, problem solving and reasoning) - May 08
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Coloring Maps
(problem solving and reasoning) - Apr 08
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Using Your (Number) Sense of Balance
(number sense, problem solving and reasoning) - Mar 08
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Creative Arithmetic (problem solving and reasoning) - Feb 08 Solution 
 
   
 
Rock-Paper-Scissors (probability) - Dec 07 Solution 
 
How Many Triangles? (geometry, patterns, algebraic reasoning) Solution 
 
Height in Coins (measurement, estimation) Solution 
 
Stained Glass Window Designs (geometry, fractions) Solution 
 
From Leaks to Liters: Estimating Water Loss (measurement, data collection and analysis) Solution 
 
Characteristics of Shapes (geometry) Solution 
 
Knights in Armor (probability, ratio and proportion) Solution 
 
Sharing Cookies (algebraic reasoning, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Nine Jumping Numbers (patterns, algebraic reasoning) Solution 
 
The Broken Calculator (number sense, arithmetic) Solution 
 
Shoes for a Pen Pal (data collection and analysis) Solution 
 
Making Brownies (fractions, arithmetic) Solution 
 
Hummingbird Migration (data collection and analysis, measurement, multiplication) Solution 
 
Terrific Trapezoids (geometry, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Dicey Situation (probability, data collection and analysis) Solution 
 
Counting Counts! (number system) Solution 
 
More than a Guess (ratio and proportion) Solution 
 
Patterns Galore! (patterns) Solution 
 
Cheerio Count (data collection and analysis, estimation, multiplication) Solution 
 
Talking Turkey (data collection and analysis, fractions, arithmetic) Solution 
 
The Better Box (measurement, geometry, multiplication) Solution 
 
Miniature Zoo (problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
What's the Overlap? (geometry) Solution 
 
Candy Conundrum (measurement, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Risky Allowance (probability) Solution 
 
Measuring Up (measurement, fractions) Solution 
 
Make It 36 (geometry, multiplication) Solution 
 
A Word to the Wise (arithmetic, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Winning Strategy (problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Postage Due (arithmetic, algebraic reasoning) Solution 
 
Pocketful of Coins (money, fractions) Solution 
 
Egg Dilemma (problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Triangular Bicycle Flags (geometry, geoboards) Solution 
 
Just a Second (time, multiplication) Solution 
 
Catching Growing Night Crawlers (geometry, algebraic reasoning) Solution 
 
Muffin Mania (algebraic reasoning, fractions, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Decorative Plate Hanging (arithmetic, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Holiday Fun (algebraic reasoning) Solution 
 
Building a Box (geometry, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Seymour Skwares (geometry, multiplication) Solution 
 
Pattern-Block Quilts (geometry) Solution 
 
Farmer MacDonald (data collection and analysis, graphs) Solution 
 
Shape Search (geometry) Solution 
 
March Mathness (statistics and data analysis) Solution 
 
Picasso Masterpiece (geometry, mathematical connections--art, technology) Solution 
 
Perfect-Square Geometry Partners (arithmetic, problem solving and reasoning)  
 
Package Puzzle (algebraic reasoning) Solution 
 
The Shopping Spree (estimation, algebraic reasoning) Solution 
 
Fractionberry Pie (fractions)  
 
A Walk in the Park (problem solving and reasoning, geometry) Solution 
 
Marble Mayhem (data collection and analysis, problem solving and reasoning, arithmetic) Solution 
 
Bike Trike (data collection and analysis) Solution 
 
Average Days of Spring (arithmetic, patterns) Solution 
 
Have a Heart (geometry, measurement) Solution 
 
Measuring Hot Chocolate (fractions, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Great Garlands (patterns) Solution 
 
Football Frenzy (problem solving and reasoning, arithmetic) Solution 
 
Pumpkin Puzzler (estimation, arithmetic, fractions) Solution 
 
Turning the Tables (data collection and analysis, geometry) Solution 
 
Everyone's Playing Basketball (time, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Puzzling Prices (money, patterns) Solution 
 
Painting Tiles (geometry, systematic counting) Solution 
 
How Big Was the Cat? (measurement) Solution 
 
Coloring Tetras with Two Colors (systematic counting, patterns) Solution 
 
Tiles and Sides (geometry, data collection and analysis) Solution 
 
Patterns in Squares (geometry) Solution 
 
No Pegs Allowed (geometry--triangles, geoboards) Solution 
 
Nets and Polyhedra (geometry, patterns) Solution 
 
Three-Way Sharing (systematic counting, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
Stair Skipping (patterns, arithmetic) Solution 
 
Which Graph Is Which? (graphs, data analysis) Solution 
 
What Can You Measure? (measurement, data collection and analysis, systematic counting) Solution 
 
Marbles (problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 
The Mathematics of Motion (geometry, spatial sense) Solution 
 
Fair Share (geometry--geoboards, congruence) Solution 
 
The Talking Club (patterns, systematic counting) Solution 
 
How Many Towers? (patterns, systematic counting) Solution 
 
Darts, Anyone? (problem solving and reasoning, arithmetic) Solution 
 
Orange Game (arithmetic, exponential growth, geometry) Solution 
 
Counting Cubes (skip counting, division, multiplication) Solution 
 
What Shapes Can You Make? (geometry) Solution 
 
Take Two: Fair or Unfair? (probability, problem solving and reasoning) Solution 
 

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