Logic and Reasoning Teacher Resources
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Students use logic and reasoning to answer problems. Through interpreting information and results in the context to examine patterns. They examine how to solve the problems using strategy in mathematics.
After discussing the artistic elements and design process needed to construct the modern sculpture, Lao Tzu, kids get logical. They consider the purposeful use of space in the sculpture, design a modern piece for a specific space at...
Divide two polynomial expressions by writing the problem as a fraction or as long division. Sal shows how to use long division to divide polynomials. A solid understanding of polynomial operations is necessary to grasp this video.
Let's think about the ways in which a person could simplify an expression where a polynomial is divided by a monomial. Sal shares 3 different modes he could use to simplify, then uses each way to solve the same problem.
Build a foundation in intermediate coding with the various levels offered in this app. Jennifer and Rich introduce the app and show one of the easy level logic tasks so that you can get an idea of what Cargo-Bot is all about.
Start your class out with some kid-friendly coding! Jennifer and Rich present Hopscotch, an app that asks learners to play around and create code in order to animate fun characters.
In this secondary mathematics worksheet, students solve problems that involve patterns, arithmetic and geometric sequences, geometric logic and reasoning, and changing bases. The three page worksheet contains fourteen problems. Answers...
Test your pupils' reasoning skills with several activities and a quick mystery to solve. Learners watch and analyze a few video clips that demonstrate reasoning in action, practice deduction with an interactive and collaborative...
Ready to introduce the study of logic with what has been called "the hardest logic puzzle in the world"? What better way than with a TED-Ed video! This video describes the famous green-eyed-prisoners-on-an-island riddle by first posing...
Virginia Department of Education
If there is a conditional statement, then there is a hypothesis and conclusion. Pupils learn how to identify the parts of conditional statements. Class members continue to work with conditional statements and rewrite them in their many...
Florida Institute of Technology
Five women of different ethnicities and living in differently colored houses own different pets, drink different beverages, and work in different professions. Who is who? Solve a logic puzzle that provides 14 clues about connections...
Super cool and totally fun math awaits your class. They are the code breakers, and their job is to identify and locate the secret agent by breaking two different codes. They use all their skills to solve a series of double-digit addition...
See how Boolean algebra relates to video games with a lesson that teaches young scholars how to use Boolean algebra to create rules for a virtual world. They test the rule base for consistency in groups.
Explore the process of inductive and deductive reasoning. A collaborative lesson plan has some groups apply an inductive approach and others a deductive approach. Through class discussion, scholars compare their processes and discuss...
Do your young scientists love a good brain teaser? A video from an extensive physics playlist introduces a creative way to work those critical thinking skills. Watch as the host works through the scenarios that involve logic, statistics,...
The Three Gods Riddle has been called the "hardest logic puzzle ever." Introduce viewers to the problem with a video that challenges scholars to find the solution.
Indirectly, it is a good proof method. A segment of a playlist on geometry introduces a way to prove geometric and algebraic statements. Using a general examples, the video shows how to develop an indirect proof.
Viewers of a short video use the Proof by Contradiction technique; to determine which apprentice monk swallowed which crystal the group attempted to steal from the Sacred Crystal Temple.
Students look for a pattern to solve an ancient puzzle. In this logic and reasoning math lesson, students work to solve the problem of moving the Tower of Hanoi, then listen to a legend about a monk moving a 64-disc tower and determine...
Students examine the ten most common logical fallacies. They identify the ways in which arguments fail. Students give reasons why one or more premises or conclusions can cause an argument to fail based on the ten logical fallacies they...
Use this presentation as a means to spark discussion and promote critical-thinking skills in your classroom. Learners read and discuss a series of questions such as whether animals can talk. This presentation provides a good way to have...
You can write some music scores using images rather than musical notation. Kids learn how they can become musical composers by using graphics or images in place of musical notation. An interesting slide-show, but a more interesting...
Have your class practice problem solving and critical-thinking skills. Learners read a long story about an adventure involving a haunted house, make decisions about what the character should do, and evaluate the storytelling process.