January 28 of the Mystery Year was the day of the Space Shuttle Challenger disaster. To find the year, student solve math clues involving percent of a number, converting a probability given as a fraction to a percent, and divisibility by 6 in a real-world context. This engaging puzzle is great for middle school students to use any time.
Your PDF download includes:
- 1-page printable student puzzle
- 2-page digital version with horizontal layout and larger print
- 4 pages of Teacher Notes including step-by-step solutions, historical notes, and more