Monday, September 1, 2014

Solve It Your Way 2014-2015

Welcome to a new school year!  This year, we thought we'd give classrooms and students more options.  Instead of giving a question a month, all of the questions will be listed below so teachers and students can choose the question they want to solve.  There were so many great responses last year that we want everyone to continue to have access to those too. So the question below will be linked to last year's question with link-up. That way, you can learn from other classes who explored the same question.

In the comments to this post, tell us when you've finished a challenge question and include a link to your work. (Last year, we had blog posts, videos, etc.). We'll share those through Twitter and this site throughout the year.

Have a great year!

Which type of ball can roll the farthest?

Who in your family can jump the highest?

Which kind of paper towel absorbs the best?

How long does it take water to freeze?

How long does it take an ice cube to melt?

What is the difference between running footprints and walking footprints?

Some new questions for this year:

Which type of ball can bounce the highest?
How long does it take for 1/4 cup of water to evaporate?
How does a shadow change across the day?



Thursday, March 6, 2014

Solve It Your Way: March

Solve It Your Way took a little vacation in January and February. Thanks to Mrs. Moore's 3rd Grade Class in Arizona for reminding us we hadn't put up a question in a while!  Have fun with this one (it's one of my very favorites).



Friday, November 15, 2013

Solve It Your Way: NOVEMBER



Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Solve It Your Way: OCTOBER




Sunday, September 15, 2013

Solve It Your Way: SEPTEMBER


This question is intended as a home investigation but if a home challenge doesn't work for you, feel free to change the question a bit to:
Who in your classroom can jump the highest?
Who in your group can jump the highest?

And if you haven't had a chance to look at all of the amazing things people did to solve the August question, make sure you do that!

Next question will be posted on October 15.

Happy Solving!



Saturday, August 3, 2013

Solve It Your Way: AUGUST

(NEXT QUESTION WILL BE POSTED ON SEPTEMBER 15!)