Hide the Pixels.pdf - Hide the Pixels Grade 9-12 Introduction This activity allows students to try their hand at optimization by exploring a

Hide the Pixels.pdf - Hide the Pixels Grade 9-12...

This preview shows page 1 - 2 out of 6 pages.

1 Hide the Pixels Grade 9-12 Introduction This activity allows students to try their hand at optimization by exploring a relationship between two values. In this visual problem students can be creative in finding different solutions and compar - ing them to each other, as well as in creating their own designs as game boards for other students to play with. Copyright © 2018 youcubed. All rights reserved. Agenda Activity Time Description/Prompt Materials Mindset Message 10 min Play the mindset video . Mindset Video Explore Pixel Aliens 15 min Introduce the problem. Let students explore one or both of the Pixel Aliens. What is the lowest score they can get for each? Pixel Aliens Handouts Math journal Colored pencils (optional) Calculator (optional) Discussion of Pixel Aliens 10 min Encourage students to share what they found. What is the lowest score they found for each alien? What strategies did they use? Did they notice any useful patterns? Document camera Make and Share Boards 15 min Invite students to create their own pixel designs in the Blank Handout and

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture