Lesson Plan

Choose Your Best Way

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Find the best path through town. The lesson teaches future computer programmers about networks and paths in graph theory. They develop a network of their towns to determine the most efficient path to visit each of their homes.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Team up with a geography/social studies teacher for the lesson
  • Have learners read the provided reading material prior to the lesson as homework
Classroom Considerations
  • Groups will need access to a local map
  • Includes background information on discrete mathematics and graph theory
  • Typos/grammatical errors througout the lesson