Fermi Off-the-Wall Math League
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|Karen Newell, Intermediate District 287, Plymouth, Minnesota|
|A Fermi question is posed with limited information given, and requires that students ask many more questions; for example, "How many water balloons would it take fill the school gymnasium?" ("What are the approximate dimensions of the gym?") Register as an individual or on a team of up to four for this Internet-based project. Solve new open-ended problems every week, submit solutions online, view hints, and see outstanding solutions to previous problems. Also read Fermi League Rules and Scoring; and Fermi Tips and Links.|
|Levels:||Third Grade, Fourth Grade, Fifth Grade, Sixth Grade|
|Resource Types:||Word Problems, Daily/Weekly/Monthly Challenges, Educational Vendors, Fun for Kids|
|Math Topics:||Problem-Solving, Communicating Math|
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