Problem of the Week Video Scenarios

We've started making video scenarios to support some of our Problems of the Week. PoW Members with a Full PoW Membership or higher can access all of the support materials, but anyone can use the videos

Teachers, would your students like to make a video scenario to support one of our problems? We'd love to share it! Contact Max and join in the fun.

Problem Name

Possible Strategies

Video Links

Charlie's Gumballs Work Backwards YouTube | Vimeo
Val's Value Make a Mathematical Model YouTube | Vimeo
Visiting Friends Understand the Problem YouTube | Vimeo
Larry's Rectangle Understand the Problem YouTube | Vimeo
Baseball Cards* Guess and Check YouTube | Vimeo
Snowy Footprints* Change the Representation YouTube | Vimeo
Campfire Camaraderie* Use Logical Reasoning YouTube | Vimeo
Apple Inventory Look at Cases YouTube | Vimeo
Growing Worms* Make a Table YouTube | Vimeo
Eating Grapes* Understand the Problem YouTube | Vimeo
A Pound of Valentine's Chocolates* Change the Representation YouTube | Vimeo
Cupcakes, Cupcakes* Make a Table YouTube | Vimeo
Happy Thanksgiving** Make a Table YouTube
Back-to-School Shopping (scenario-only)** Understand the Problem YouTube
Back-to-School Shopping (with question)** Understand the Problem YouTube
Grampa Joe's Great Grandpets** Use Logical Reasoning YouTube
Counting Chicken Wings v1** Solve a Simpler Problem YouTube
Counting Chicken Wings v2** Solve a Simpler Problem YouTube

*Thanks to the students of Hanover Street School for writing, acting, directing, producing, and editing the starred video scenarios!

**Thanks to the students of The Skokie School for writing, acting, directing, producing, and editing the double-starred video scenarios!



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