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Number Cruncher


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    American Association for the Advancement of Science

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Number Cruncher

In this online puzzle game, learners need to choose a path from a starting number to a goal number. Along the path are simple operations (e.g. add 1, subtract 2, multiply by 2) to change the current number to a new number. This is a good challenge for young learners. When learners set up a free account at Kinetic City, they can answer bonus questions at the end of the activity as a quick assessment. As a larger assessment, learners can complete the Bug Blaster game after they've completed several activities.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 8 - 11

Resource Types:
Activity, Game

Language:
English

Materials List (per student)


  • computer with internet access
  • mouse

Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Number and Operations
      • Operations
    • Problem Solving

Informal Categories


  • Games

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • read
  • use mouse
  • touch

Other


Components that are part of this resource:

Includes assesments for student learning

This resource is part of:

Access Rights:

  • Free access

By:

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, American Association for the Advancement of Science, ©2009

Funding Source:

  • National Science Foundation

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