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Circle Logic


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    Children's Museum Of Houston

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Circle Logic

This is a deceptively simple game to teach strategy, planning, and pattern analysis. In this game, learners take turns removing tokens from a board, and develop a plan to take the last piece. Through practice, learners can develop a strategy by which they will always win. This activity can be used with a wide range of ages for different purposes. Resource contains game board and ideas to extend the activity for extra challenge.

Quick Guide


Preparation Time:
Under 5 minutes

Learning Time:
10 to 30 minutes

Estimated Materials Cost:
free

Age Range:
Ages 4 - 14

Resource Types:
Activity, Game

Language:
English

Materials List (per group of students)


  • Game board
  • Game pieces (buttons or coins)

Subjects


  • Mathematics
    • Algebra
      • Patterns
    • Problem Solving
    • Reasoning and Proof

Informal Categories


  • Games

Audience


To use this activity, learners need to:

  • see
  • touch

Learning styles supported:

  • Involves hands-on or lab activities

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Access Rights:

  • Free access

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Rights:

  • All Rights Reserved, Children's Museum of Houston,

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