I work with kids and i am searching some cool stuff to do with Cuisenaire rods. Thinking about an application i thought that i can show to my students what will be the sum of first $N\in\mathbb{N}$ numbers using the sticks. Anyone can give me more usage like this one?

  • $\begingroup$ How old are the kids? $\endgroup$ – MJD Nov 27 '13 at 19:51
  • $\begingroup$ I hope the kids get well and you will teach them a lot of awesome math... $\endgroup$ – Adam Nov 27 '13 at 19:56
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    $\begingroup$ You can use it for Towers of Hanoi, maybe show them some induction with the Towers of Hanoi. A google search will get you to the induction proof. $\endgroup$ – GinKin Nov 27 '13 at 19:56
  • $\begingroup$ @MJD Ranging in age from 14 to 18 but also larger. I do repetitions to students with trouble in mathematics and physics $\endgroup$ – yngabl Nov 27 '13 at 20:02

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