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Cube Count
Can you calculate how many cubes are in each of the shapes below?



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Visual Thinking The triangle below has three sides of equal length. Answer the following questions by studying the triangle. Don't foget - the triangles may overlap!



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Cooperation Squares and Circles A wonderful way to demonstrate work maturity skills

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This is a noisy factory, so you must communicate with your co-workers though eye contact, gestures, and motioning only. No talking is allowed. Please cooperate with your co-workers to complete the assembly of these squares. Variation:

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Cooperation and Teamwork

You are in charge of 'Quality Control' for the Cooperation Squares Corporation. It is your job to watch the employees work (without interacting with them in any way while they are 'on the job"), make specific observations, report to the workcrew (at the end of the workshift), and eventually report to your Supervisor - who will report to the Board of Directors.

Notice and report to the group examples of Cooperation and Teamwork on the job. This could include: Offering pieces to a co-worker
Guessing to keep the activity moving
Two co-workers working on the same square together



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Non-verbal Communication

You are in charge of 'Quality Control' for the Cooperation Squares Corporation. It is your job to watch the employees work (without interacting with them in any way while they are 'on the job), make specific observations, report to the workmen (at the end of the workshift), and eventually report to your Supervisor - who will report to the Board of Directors.

Notice and report to the group examples of Non-verbal Communication on the job. This could include:



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Leadership or Management

You are in charge of 'Quality Control' for the Cooperation Squares Corporation. It is your job to watch the employees work (without interacting with them in any way while they am 'on the job), make specific directions, report to the workmen (at the end of the workshift), and eventually report to your Supervisor - who will report to the Board of Directors.

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Infractions of Company Policy

You are in charge of 'Quality Control' for the Cooperation Squares Corporation. It is your job to watch the employees work (without interacting with them in any way while they are 'on the job), make specific observations, report to the workcrew (at the end of the workshift), and eventually report to your Supervisor - who will report to the Board of Directors. Notice and report tothe group any B you observed on the job. This could include.



Pattern for cut pieces of Perfect Squares





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Toothpick Activities

1. Construct this shape using 17 toothpicks.
Try to remove 5 toothpicks so 3 squares remain. Can you remove 6 toothpicks so 2 squares are left?

2. Construct this hexagon with 12 toothpicks.
Can you remove 4 toothpicks so 3 triangles are left? Try to move 4 toothpicks to form 3 triangles.

3. Use 8 toothpicks and a cheerio to form this fish.
Can you move 3 toothpicks and the cheerio to make the fish swam the opposite direction.

4. Two families own land in this shape.
The first family wants to divide their land evenly among their 3 children. Add 4 toothpicks to form 3 parcels of land of equal size and identical shape.

The second family wants to divide their land evenly among their 4 children. Using 8 toothpicks divide the land into 4 lots of equal size and identical shape.

5. Use 9 toothpicks to construct this triangle.
Remove 2 toothpicks and leave 3 triangles. Remove 3 toothpicks and leave I triangle.

Remove 6 toothpicks and get I triangle. Remove 4 toothpicks and get 2 triangles.

Remove 2 toothpicks and get 2 triangles.

6. Can you use 6 toothpicks to construct 4 equilateral triangles (You may need to change your perspective for this one

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