|Look I am on Level 8, Mum!|
Play TimeCrighton certainly got ahead of me when we were playing the online game, as he raced through the levels. Then Henry worked out how to get on to Phase 2, using the password that you earn in Phase 1.
CreatingFollowing the game, the students had a go at designing their own algebra power line. For the first challenge, the students had to have three connected power lines that added to 16. You were not allowed to use a number more than once. Here is a collaborative Google drawing of some successful creations.
|Look how different each pattern is to each other. Do all the lines add to 16?|
The next challenge was to create four connected power lines that all add to 24. Again, not using any number more than once. Do the lines below all add to 24?
|One of these patterns is not quite like the others.|
What phase or level can you get up to in Algebra Power Line? Can you create your own Algebra Power Line pattern for others to work out?