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Squares and More Squares: A Download from 50 Ways to Teach Your Learner

Squares and More Squares: A Download from 50 Ways to Teach Your Learner

Edwin W. Rose

ISBN: 978-0-787-97323-0 April 2004 Pfeiffer




In this activity participants working in small teams are asked to form as many squares of equal size as possible from a number of geometric shapes provided. The environment is competitive and the best solution involves not only good planning skills, but an ability to ?think outside the box.? Contributed by Mike Winlaw.


  • To demonstrate the need for benchmarking, critical thinking, and planning in the workplace

Group Size: 10 to 20 participants divided into 5 teams of at least 2 participants each

Time Required: 75 minutes

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