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Tiling allows us to mathematizes the world around us, providing game play with classroom tile floors or kitchen counters. The nice aspect of doing tiling while doing mathematical outreach is how nicely challenge activities can be provided for students who understand the basic game and are ready to take it to the next step.
In addition to the description of the gamethis lesson plan includes activity notes of required supplies, discussion on the mathematics included in the activity, guiding questions, and a list of additional resources to support the lesson.
Start with a square 7x7 grid. Given a pile of dominoes (2x1 tiles), can you cover every square? What about an 8x8 grid? What if there are 2 holes in your 8x8 grid where you can’t place a tile. If one hole is on each corner (top right and top left), then can you still cover the entire grid?
The level of student will determine the level of mathematics to be introduced. Possible topics include: