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Welcome to our Puzzle Corner where you will find a collection of math and science puzzles to stimulate and engage your students.  They are sorted into categories which you’ll find in the left-hand column.  Use the links provided to explore and enjoy these puzzles.

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Some Random Puzzles
Five Squares, One Square: Some Hints and an Extension
In an earlier blog post I proposed a puzzle made of five 2 by 2 squares, each of which had been cut along a line from a corner to the midpoint of an [more]
Family Ties
This weeks's Puzzle Corner activity is a collection of three riddles all dealing with the relationships between relatives. The first one is thought [more]
A Touchy Situation
I am indebted to Robert Benjamin, a scientist from the Los Alamos National Laboratory, for A Touchy Situation. Bob first did this activity with his [more]
Similar Shapes
In mathematics, two figures that have the same shape, but not necessarily the same size are similar. The challenge in this puzzle is to draw in lines [more]
Toothpick Puzzlers
This week's activity consists of five related puzzles that should challenge students. Matchstick (I have substituted toothpicks) puzzles have been a [more]
The Relative Riddle
This week's Puzzle Corner is a classic riddle requiring reasoning to reconcile. (Please forgive the crude alliteration.) While many of you have encou [more]