Games on Graphs (MegaMath)
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|Nancy Casey; Los Alamos National Laboratory|
|Students use algebraic methods to explore, model, and describe patterns and functions involving numbers, shapes, data, and graphs in problem-solving situations and communicate the reasoning used in solving these problems. Graphs, stories and games provide scenarios for games that student can play on graphs. Also Three for the Money: The Degree/Diameter Problem, an unsolved problem for students to work on, and other games that can help students increase the range of possibility for games that they can invent on graphs. Big Ideas and Key Concepts include pages on Graphs; Properties of mathematical objects; Modeling; and Abstraction.|
|Levels:||Elementary, Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Games, Lesson Plans and Activities, Problems/Puzzles|
|Math Topics:||Graphing Equations, Graph Theory|
|Math Ed Topics:||Modeling, Curriculum/Materials Development|
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