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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
O’Beirne’s Cube
This post is a bit of an experiment. First of all, I want to tell you about and show you a put-together-puzzle called O’Beirne’s cube. This is [more]
Relative Reckonings
This week's Puzzle Corner activity comes from the field of recreational mathematics where people do math just for the fun of it. One of the areas of [more]
Lettering Logic
This week’s Puzzle Corner activity challenges students to find the “logic” or rule behind a pricing scheme for wooden letters when given a nu [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]
Tangled Hearts
This week's activity is a disentanglement puzzle. These puzzles range from simple to difficult and most appear, at first glance, to be impossible. On [more]
The Problem of Anwar’s Camels
I just started reading Fractions in Realistic Mathematics Education by Leen Streefland, and there, on page 5, Streefland gives as an example an old p [more]