The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)
Peer Review for material titled "The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)"
User Rating for material titled "The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)"
Member Comments for material titled "The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)"
Bookmark Collections for material titled "The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)"
Course ePortfolios for material titled "The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)"
Learning Exercises for material titled "The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)"
Accessibility Info for material titled "The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)"
Please enter a Bookmark title
Please limit Bookmark title to 65 characters
Please enter a description
Please limit Bookmark title to 4000 characters
A Bookmark with this title already existed.
Please limit a note about this material to 2048 characters
Search all MERLOT
Select to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Select to go to your Dashboard Report
Select to go to your Content Builder
Select to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
select OK to launch help window
cancel help

MERLOT II




        

Search > Material Results >

The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)

        

The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)

Logo for The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)
From the popular Annenberg/CPB Channel workshop "Private Universe Project in Mathematics," this Shockwave simulation provides a hands-on way to introduce combinatorics through inquiry: You have two colors of cubes available with which to build towers. Your homework task is to make as many different looking towers as is possible, each exactly four cubes high. A tower always points up, with the little knob on top. Find a way to convince yourself and others that you have found all possible towers... More
Material Type: Simulation
Technical Format: Shockwave
Date Added to MERLOT: February 13, 2001
Date Modified in MERLOT: October 04, 2011
Author:
Submitter: Alison Reid
Keywords: Shockwave player, workshops, towers problem, Private Universe Project, videos

Quality

  • Peer review 4.5 rating
    Peer Reviews: 4.5 rating
  • User Rating (not rated)
  • Comments (none)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Bookmark Collections (none)
  • Course ePortfolios (none)
  • Accessibility Info (none)

  • Rate this material
  • Create a learning exercise
  • Add accessibility information
  • Pick a Bookmark Collection or Course ePortfolio to put this material in or scroll to the bottom to create a new Bookmark Collection
    Name the Bookmark Collection to represent the materials you will add
    Describe the Bookmark Collection so other MERLOT users will know what it contains and if it has value for their work or teaching. Other users can copy your Bookmark Collection to their own profile and modify it to save time
    Edit the information about the material in this {0}
    Submitting Bookmarks...

About

Primary Audience: Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Shockwave Flash plug-in or Macintosh computer for download.
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure

Connections





QR Code for this Page

Users who viewed this material also viewed...

Discussion

Discussion for The Blocks Problem (from Private Universe Project in Mathematics)

Log in to participate in the discussions or Register if you are not already a MERLOT member.

Return to Top of Page