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### The Car That Passes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What statements can you make about the car that passes the school gates at 11am on Monday? How will you come up with statements and test your ideas?

### In the Playground

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

What can you say about the child who will be first on the playground tomorrow morning at breaktime in your school?

### The Hair Colour Game

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

The class were playing a maths game using interlocking cubes. Can you help them record what happened?

### Real Statistics

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Have a look at this table of how children travel to school. How does it compare with children in your class?

### Three Ball Line Up

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to help get a feel for this problem and to find out all the possible ways the balls could land.

### Inspector Morse

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

You may like to read the article on Morse code before attempting this question. Morse's letter analysis was done over 150 years ago, so might there be a better allocation of symbols today?

### Terrariums

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Bird Watch

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### Avalanche!

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Investigate how avalanches occur and how they can be controlled

### Birds in the Garden

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This activity asks you to collect information about the birds you see in the garden. Are there patterns in the data or do the birds seem to visit randomly?

### Compare the Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In this problem you will do your own poll to find out whether your friends think two squares on a board are the same colour or not.

### Two and One

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Terry and Ali are playing a game with three balls. Is it fair that Terry wins when the middle ball is red?

### Oware, Naturally

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Could games evolve by natural selection? Take part in this web experiment to find out!

### Gr8 Coach

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you coach your rowing eight to win?

### 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.