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Helicopters

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Design and test a paper helicopter. What is the best design?

Being Curious - Primary Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems for inquiring primary learners.

Being Thoughtful - Primary Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

If the World Were a Village

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This activity is based on data in the book 'If the World Were a Village'. How will you represent your chosen data for maximum effect?

Class 5's Names

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Class 5 were looking at the first letter of each of their names. They created different charts to show this information. Can you work out which member of the class was away on that day?

Bird Watch

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Do you know which birds are regular visitors where you live?

Our Sports

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This problem explores the range of events in a sports day and which ones are the most popular and attract the most entries.

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Making a scale model of the solar system

Being Determined - Primary Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems at primary level that may require determination.

Being Collaborative - Primary Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Statistics problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Enriching Data Handling

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers looks at some suggestions taken from the NRICH website that offer a broad view of data and ask some more probing questions about it.

Meaningful Statistics

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes an activity which encourages meaningful data collection, display and interpretation.

Avalanche!

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

Observing the Sun and the Moon

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

How does the time of dawn and dusk vary? What about the Moon, how does that change from night to night? Is the Sun always the same? Gather data to help you explore these questions.

Terrariums

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Build a mini eco-system, and collect and interpret data on how well the plants grow under different conditions.

What's the Weather Like?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

With access to weather station data, what interesting questions can you investigate?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

When Charlie retires, he's looking forward to the quiet life, whereas Alison wants a busy and exciting retirement. Can you advise them on where they should go?

Picturing the World

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How can we make sense of national and global statistics involving very large numbers?

How Would You Score It?

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

Hoops/rope

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Ideas for practical ways of representing data such as Venn and Carroll diagrams.

Charting Success

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

May the Best Person Win

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

How can people be divided into groups fairly for events in the Paralympics, for school sports days, or for subject sets?

Football World Cup Simulation

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A maths-based Football World Cup simulation for teachers and students to use.

Charting More Success

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Can you make sense of the charts and diagrams that are created and used by sports competitors, trainers and statisticians?

What Does it Say to You?

Stage: 1 and 2

Written for teachers, this article discusses mathematical representations and takes, in the second part of the article, examples of reception children's own representations.

Zin Obelisk

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

In the ancient city of Atlantis a solid rectangular object called a Zin was built in honour of the goddess Tina. Your task is to determine on which day of the week the obelisk was completed.

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

In a league of 5 football teams which play in a round robin tournament show that it is possible for all five teams to be league leaders.

Dining Ducks

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the information about the ducks on a particular farm to find out which of the statements about them must be true.

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Three dice are placed in a row. Find a way to turn each one so that the three numbers on top of the dice total the same as the three numbers on the front of the dice. Can you find all the ways to do. . . .

1 Step 2 Step

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Liam's house has a staircase with 12 steps. He can go down the steps one at a time or two at time. In how many different ways can Liam go down the 12 steps?

Gr8 Coach

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you coach your rowing eight to win?