Randomness - June 2008, Stage 1&2

Problems

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Sorting Shapes

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This activity challenges you to make collections of shapes. Can you give your collection a name?

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Shut the Box

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

An old game but lots of arithmetic!

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Sorting Numbers

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Use the interactivity to sort these numbers into sets. Can you give each set a name?

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Birds in the Garden

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

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?

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Three Spinners

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

These red, yellow and blue spinners were each spun 45 times in total. Can you work out which numbers are on each spinner?

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How Random!

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?