## How Far Can YOU Climb? – An Activity by Frank Tapson

Last week, I ran across an activity by Frank Tapson called “How Far Can YOU Climb?” (page 34). The premise of the puzzle is quite simple.  Form the longest chain possible by moving horizontally or vertically from one number to an increasing number. Here are Frank Tapson’s instructions: I printed off a class set, and …

## Angle Mazes by Naoki Inaba

These Angle Maze Puzzles from Naoki Inaba challenge students to find a path through a maze by being able to recognize common angle measurements. Draw a path through the maze from S to G. Each time you pass through a numbered circle, the path must form that angle in degrees. This summer, I blogged about …

## Operations with Radicals Question Stack Activity

I created this operations with radicals question stack activity for my trigonometry class. I’ve been on a question stack making roll lately.   Okay, maybe making two question stacks in the space of two days isn’t a roll, but it kinda feels like one!  After making an evaluating expressions question stack for my Algebra 1 …

## Area Maze Puzzles from Naoki Inaba

Area Maze Puzzles from prolific Japanese puzzle creator Naoki Inaba have become quite popular in the United States. This hasn’t always been the case. I first learned about these puzzles from a tweet from Lisa Bejarano. At the time of her tweet, you could only really get your hands on a large number of area …