MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — Ever since the Rubik’s Cube was invented by Erno Rubik, in 1974, people have struggled to solve it. According to rubiks.com, there are 43 quintillion ways to scramble the three-dimensional puzzle,
Students in the eighth-grade Higher Order Thinking Skills class at South Middle School went beyond solving, turning 225 cubes into art.
“Originally, I just wanted the kids to solve the Rubik’s Cube because it got their minds thinking in a different way,” teacher Ashley Glock said.
Then she found a template on how the cubes could be used to make an illustration of Abraham Lincoln.
It took the 13 students about a month, working off and on, to solve all the cubes, which is the first step.
Another week and a half was needed to make the picture…