Measure Stage 6

Drawinglive

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

This activity encourages you to measure the length of lines accurately.

Finding Out!live

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Explore all aspects of measurement in this activity.

Brush Loads

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How can you arrange the 5 cubes so that you need the smallest number of Brush Loads of paint to cover them? Try with other numbers of cubes as well.

Area and Perimeter

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What can you say about these shapes? This problem challenges you to create shapes with different areas and perimeters.

Distance Matchlive

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you match these pairs of distances, one in miles and one in kilometres?

Tom Learns to Cook

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

If Tom wants to learn to cook his favourite supper, he needs to make a schedule so that everything is ready at the same time.

Dicey Perimeter, Dicey Area

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this game for two players, you throw two dice and find the product. How many shapes can you draw on the grid which have that area or perimeter?

Journeys

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate the different distances of these car journeys and find out how long they take.

Two Clocks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

These clocks have only one hand, but can you work out what time they are showing from the information?

Rope Mat

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How many centimetres of rope will I need to make another mat just like the one I have here?

Wonky Watches

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Stuart's watch loses two minutes every hour. Adam's watch gains one minute every hour. Use the information to work out what time (the real time) they arrived at the airport.

Fives on the Clock

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

On a digital clock showing 24-hour time, over a whole day, how many times does a 5 appear?

Fitted

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Nine squares with side lengths 1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, and 18 cm can be fitted together to form a rectangle. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?