AIMS Puzzle Corner

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Resource:AIMS Puzzle Corner
Provider:AIMS Puzzle Corner
Summary:Age Range: 6-18 (Grades 1-12, with parental supervision and non-readers will need assistance). AIMS Education Foundation (Activities Integrating Math and Science) offers hundreds of free math puzzles and activity pages designed to give students a fun way to develop divergent thinking, practice math skills, learn persistence, and be creative.
Description:Designed for classroom use, these puzzles can be used at home as well - and are intended for use OFFLINE. The puzzles “have not been assigned a grade level because the ability to do a puzzle varies more by individual than by grade.” When you get to the site you’ll see a menu of puzzle categories. Choose from the menu on the left side bar:
  • Arrangement Puzzles - Move manipulatives or rearrange items according to specific rules.

  • Dissection Puzzles - Assemble geometric shapes to form larger figures, or break them into smaller figures.

  • Divergent Thinking Puzzles - Think in ways that defy typical assumptions.

  • Logic Puzzles - Make sense of paradoxes, move items safely across divides, or complete challenges according to specific rules.

  • Miscellaneous Puzzles - Paradoxes, games, magic cards, and more.

  • Number Puzzles - Arrange numbers according to specific rules, look for patterns, or manipulate them to get different solutions.

  • Toothpick Puzzles - Move, rearrange, and/or remove toothpicks to reach desired outcomes.

  • Topological Puzzles - Explore geometric properties not affected by changes in size and shape.

  • Visual Puzzles - Explain why optical illusions and visual paradoxes work.
Click on a category and a new page opens listing the puzzles and at the very bottom of the puzzle you can click the arrow to view the solution.
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