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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.

Some Random Puzzles
The Eight-Digit Puzzle
Using a piece of scratch paper, cut eight rectangular cards that will fit in the boxes below. Write a 1 on the first card, a 2 on the second card, an [more]
How Many Squares?
In this week's puzzle students are asked to find out how many squares are in the figure shown. This is not a difficult puzzle, but it does require so [more]
Reducing Squares
Reducing Squares belongs to a category of puzzles called "matchstick puzzles" which were very popular in America during the last century. Most adults [more]
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]
Five Squares, One Square
A while back I posted a five triangle puzzle that involved putting together five 30-60-90 triangles to form a single triangle. Of all of the dozens o [more]
The Five-Piece Puzzle
This week's Puzzle Corner activity in one member of a family of challenging, multiple-solution, dissection puzzles. These puzzles are geometric in na [more]