Activities for KOFAC Visit Feb 2013

This page contains some of the links referred to in Steve's talks to the KOFAC teachers on 18th Feb 2013


Odd One Out

Stage: 5 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

In this short problem, can you deduce the likely location of the odd ones out in six sets of random numbers?

Air Nets

Stage: 2, 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.

Iffy Logic

Stage: 4 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you rearrange the cards to make a series of correct mathematical statements?

Speedy Summations

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Watch the video to see how to add together an arithmetic sequence of numbers efficiently.

Calculating with Cosines

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

If I tell you two sides of a right-angled triangle, you can easily work out the third. But what if the angle between the two sides is not a right angle?

Exceptional Mathematics - a Research Project

Stage: 3 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Read about Steve Hewson's research project on exceptional mathematicians.

Advanced STEM

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Advanced problems in the mathematical sciences.

Different Types of Maths Question

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Some thoughts on types of problem

Steve's Presentations and Handouts

Stage: 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A place to download talks and handouts from Steve's sessions