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Humans, Zombies, & Other Problems Crossing the River

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A town has recently been plagued by an epidemic of zombies! Luckily, the virus has just started to spread and the infected are able to stave off their hunger for human brains… for now. In fact, they’re willing to work alongside the remaining humans to help them get across a river to safety. Can you get all the humans and zombies across safely?

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This lesson is available as a Desmos Activity.  Students can play through the activity using virtual manipulatives, answer submission, and drawing tools. Teachers can assign to students, view work, and control activity pace.

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