60Primary Teacher big button pagehttp://nrich.maths.org/8697en 2012 http://nrich.maths.org/public/terms.phpHidden Gems: Tasks to Celebrate Our 20th BirthdayThis article for primary teachers outlines the reasons for us selecting the tasks in our Hidden Gems Feature.http://nrich.maths.org/12872Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000The Problem-solving ClassroomThis article for teachers outlines issues to consider when developing an environment in which problem solving can thrive and links to a range of related NRICH tasks.http://nrich.maths.org/12779Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Always, Sometimes or Never? ShapeAre these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?http://nrich.maths.org/12673Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Always, Sometimes or Never? KS1Are these statements relating to calculation and properties of shapes always true, sometimes true or never true?http://nrich.maths.org/12671Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Teacher Birthday Featurehttp://nrich.maths.org/12665Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Approaching MidnightCan you beat the clock to the midnight hour?<a href="http://wild.maths.org/approaching-midnight"></a>http://nrich.maths.org/12440Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Escape the VortexCan you always reach the exit first and escape the vortex?<a href="http://wild.maths.org/escape-vortex"></a>http://nrich.maths.org/12429Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000DropletsTry this slightly more challenging version of Driplets and see if you can find a winning strategy.<a href="http://wild.maths.org/droplets"></a>http://nrich.maths.org/12428Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000DripletsThis game follows on from Last Bead. Can you find a way to take the last drip or drips?<a href="http://wild.maths.org/driplets"></a>http://nrich.maths.org/12427Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Last BeadTake turns to remove a bead from the string. Can you find a way to play so that you will always win?<a href="http://wild.maths.org/last-bead"></a>http://nrich.maths.org/12426Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Seven CountersCan you be the player to take the last counter?<a href="http://wild.maths.org/seven-counters"></a>http://nrich.maths.org/12424Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Geometry in the Primary CurriculumThis article looks at how the National Curriculum aims of problem solving, reasoning and fluency can be embedded in geometry, using NRICH tasks.http://nrich.maths.org/12338Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Purposeful Paper FoldingIn this article for primary teachers, Fran describes her passion for paper folding as a springboard for mathematics.http://nrich.maths.org/12236Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Paper PartnersCan you describe a piece of paper clearly enough for your partner to know which piece it is?http://nrich.maths.org/12234Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Regular Rings 2What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?http://nrich.maths.org/12208Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Regular Rings 1Can you work out what shape is made by folding in this way? Why not create some patterns using this shape but in different sizes?http://nrich.maths.org/12207Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Folding Flowers 2Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.http://nrich.maths.org/12206Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Folding Flowers 1Can you visualise what shape this piece of paper will make when it is folded?http://nrich.maths.org/12205Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Paper Patchwork 2Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes. What patterns can you create?http://nrich.maths.org/12204Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Paper Patchwork 1Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?http://nrich.maths.org/12203Wed, 01 Dec 1999 00:00:01 +0000Exploring Number Patterns You MakeExplore Alex's number plumber. What questions would you like to ask? What do you think is happening to the numbers?http://nrich.maths.org/8387Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Can You Do it Too?Try some throwing activities and see whether you can throw something as far as the Olympic hammer or discus throwers.http://nrich.maths.org/8327Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:01 +0100Olympic TurnsThis task looks at the different turns involved in different Olympic sports as a way of exploring the mathematics of turns and angles.http://nrich.maths.org/8191Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:01 +0100Now and ThenLook at the changes in results on some of the athletics track events at the Olympic Games in 1908 and 1948. Compare the results for 2012.http://nrich.maths.org/8171Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:01 +0100Olympic StartersLook at some of the results from the Olympic Games in the past. How do you compare if you try some similar activities?http://nrich.maths.org/8170Fri, 01 Jun 2012 00:00:01 +0100That Number Square!Exploring the structure of a number square: how quickly can you put the number tiles in the right place on the grid?http://nrich.maths.org/8169Tue, 01 May 2012 00:00:01 +0100Going for GoldLooking at the 2012 Olympic Medal table, can you see how the data is organised? Could the results be presented differently to give another nation the top place?http://nrich.maths.org/7800Sun, 01 Jan 2012 00:00:01 +0000The Animals' Sports DayOne day five small animals in my garden were going to have a sports day. They decided to have a swimming race, a running race, a high jump and a long jump.http://nrich.maths.org/7789Sun, 01 Jan 2012 00:00:01 +0000The Games' MedalsCan you see who the gold medal winner is? What about the silver medal winner and the bronze medal winner?http://nrich.maths.org/7763Sun, 01 Jan 2012 00:00:01 +0000Half TimeWhat could the half time scores have been in these Olympic hockey matches?http://nrich.maths.org/7408Wed, 01 Jun 2011 00:00:01 +0100Animated TrianglesWatch this "Notes on a Triangle" film. Can you recreate parts of the film using cut-out triangles?http://nrich.maths.org/5968Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Method in Multiplying Madness?Watch our videos of multiplication methods that you may not have met before. Can you make sense of them?http://nrich.maths.org/5612Sat, 01 Oct 2011 00:00:01 +0100Match the MatchesDecide which charts and graphs represent the number of goals two football teams scored in fifteen matches.http://nrich.maths.org/4937Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Up and Down StaircasesOne block is needed to make an up-and-down staircase, with one step up and one step down. How many blocks would be needed to build an up-and-down staircase with 5 steps up and 5 steps down?http://nrich.maths.org/2283Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000Ice CreamYou cannot choose a selection of ice cream flavours that includes totally what someone has already chosen. Have a go and find all the different ways in which seven children can have ice cream.http://nrich.maths.org/77Tue, 01 Feb 2011 00:00:01 +0000