Resources tagged with: Maths Supporting SET

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Big and Small Numbers in the Living World

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calculate various quantities in biological contexts.

Does This Sound about Right?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?

Food Chains

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

When a habitat changes, what happens to the food chain?

Isometric Drawing

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of isometric drawings.

3D Drawing

Age 11 to 16

The design technology curriculum requires students to be able to represent 3-dimensional objects on paper. This article introduces some of the mathematical ideas which underlie such methods.

Chocolate Cake

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

If I don't have the size of cake tin specified in my recipe, will the size I do have be OK?

Designing Table Mats

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Formulate and investigate a simple mathematical model for the design of a table mat.

Pinhole Camera

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Make your own pinhole camera for safe observation of the sun, and find out how it works.

Perspective Drawing

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore the properties of perspective drawing.

Fill Me Up

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in different containers as they are filled?

Make Your Own Pencil Case

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?

Toad in the Hole

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Is it cheaper to cook a meal from scratch or to buy a ready meal? What difference does the number of people you're cooking for make?

Olympic Measures

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

These Olympic quantities have been jumbled up! Can you put them back together again?

Mixing Lemonade

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you work out which drink has the stronger flavour?

Speedy Sidney

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Two trains set off at the same time from each end of a single straight railway line. A very fast bee starts off in front of the first train and flies continuously back and forth between the. . . .

Olympic Records

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you deduce which Olympic athletics events are represented by the graphs?

Temperature

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Is there a temperature at which Celsius and Fahrenheit readings are the same?

Maths Filler

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Imagine different shaped vessels being filled. Can you work out what the graphs of the water level should look like?

Investigating Epidemics

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Simple models which help us to investigate how epidemics grow and die out.

Truth Tables and Electronic Circuits

Age 11 to 18

Investigate circuits and record your findings in this simple introduction to truth tables and logic.

Witch's Hat

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

Who's the Best?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Which countries have the most naturally athletic populations?

How Would You Score It?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Invent a scoring system for a 'guess the weight' competition.

Triathlon and Fitness

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

The triathlon is a physically gruelling challenge. Can you work out which athlete burnt the most calories?

Gym Bag

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

Place Your Orders

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you rank these sets of quantities in order, from smallest to largest? Can you provide convincing evidence for your rankings?

Air Nets

Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

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