**The Institute for the Promotion of Teaching Science and Technology**

4 – 26 July 2012, Thailand

**Working with Pentominoes**

26 July 2012, 10:30 – 15:00

**Working with Pentominoes** introduces participants to hands-on work with pentominoes. Puzzles range from elementary to more advanced, allowing for some interesting writing opportunities for students.

- This is a
**set of pentominoes.**(Handout, one for each participant on cardstock.) - Here are some
**pentomino puzzles**to solve. (Handout, one for each participant.) - These are outlines for the
**pentomino doubling problems.**(Handout, one set for every 2–3 participants, preferably on cardstock.) **Solutions**to the pentomino doubling problems.- Some interesting
**tiling problems.**(Handout, one for each participant.) **Solutions**to the tiling problems.- A set of
**introductory notes**about pentomino problems. - A link to some
**online pentomino resources.** **Note:**Graph paper will he helpful for this workshop.

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