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Subject:   RE: Tag Game
Author: Csampy
Date: Sep 23 2008
On Sep 21 2008, Shyra wrote:
> On May  4 2008, dmt wrote:
> I think a fun game for younger
> students would be to play "tag" with
> the runners and have the
> students determine at what starting
> positions and step size the
> runners will intersect or "tag" each
> other (while running in the
> same direction).


I think that's a great way to introduce
> children to problems with more than one variable. Maybe fourth or
> fifth grade? I can even see a third grade discussion on how changing
> one thing can effect another.


I think this is a great idea for my fifth graders.  Can you guys elaborate on
this lesson?  We are starting to get into problems with one or more variables.


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