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Artifact Introduction<br />	This photo slideshow shows 3rd through 6th graders  engaged in playing Equations. Students who...
Equations<br />The game of creative mathematics<br />
Equations is a math strategy game for 3 to 6 players.<br />
Players use the numbers & operations on the game cubes to set a goal and make equations. They take turns forbidding, permi...
Some competitions give awards for creative team names and costumes.<br />
Players must reach a consciences on a team name and create their costumes.<br />
Most names have a math reference. These are the Radical Hoops.<br />
At competitions, teams divide and play against children from all over the city.<br />
They play four 20-minute rounds.<br />
This student’s work shows how she scratches out possible solutions as cubes are placed on the game board. <br />
Score sheets show how many games were played & how many points the player earned in each round.<br />
Scores are tallied at the end of each round. Top performing individuals &  teams receive recognition.<br />
Each game is unique & playing Equations is always fun.<br />
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This power point shows my after school Equations class.

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  1. 1. Artifact Introduction<br /> This photo slideshow shows 3rd through 6th graders engaged in playing Equations. Students who participate in this afterschool math enrichment class have the opportunity to play competitively at two city-wide Equations tournaments.<br />
  2. 2. Equations<br />The game of creative mathematics<br />
  3. 3. Equations is a math strategy game for 3 to 6 players.<br />
  4. 4. Players use the numbers & operations on the game cubes to set a goal and make equations. They take turns forbidding, permitting, or requiring certain cubes.<br />
  5. 5. Some competitions give awards for creative team names and costumes.<br />
  6. 6. Players must reach a consciences on a team name and create their costumes.<br />
  7. 7. Most names have a math reference. These are the Radical Hoops.<br />
  8. 8. At competitions, teams divide and play against children from all over the city.<br />
  9. 9. They play four 20-minute rounds.<br />
  10. 10. This student’s work shows how she scratches out possible solutions as cubes are placed on the game board. <br />
  11. 11. Score sheets show how many games were played & how many points the player earned in each round.<br />
  12. 12. Scores are tallied at the end of each round. Top performing individuals & teams receive recognition.<br />
  13. 13. Each game is unique & playing Equations is always fun.<br />

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