Binomial Cube

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Binomial Cube
Sensorial - Visual Discrimination of Form
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Level Primary
Age 3 +
Prerequisites Pink Tower
Materials Binomial Cube

In this activity the child assembles a three-dimensional puzzle made up of 8 wooden blocks. This puzzle is the physical representation of the binomial formula: (a+b)3. This activity prepares the child to use the Trinomial Cube. It also indirectly prepares the child to learn Algebra later on.

Presentations[edit]

Presentation 1[edit]

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Presentation 2[edit]

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Video[edit]

Teacher training lecture on the Binomial Cube.

Points of Interest[edit]

Control of Error[edit]

Variations and Extensions[edit]

TED Talk on the Binomial Cube used at different levels.

Material[edit]

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