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Stop the Clock for Two

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Stop the Clock game for an adult and child. How can you make sure you always win this game?

Stop the Clock

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

This is a game for two players. Can you find out how to be the first to get to 12 o'clock?

Snap

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Try this version of Snap with a friend - do you know the order of the days of the week?

How Many Times?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

On a digital 24 hour clock, at certain times, all the digits are consecutive. How many times like this are there between midnight and 7 a.m.?

A Child Is Full of ...

Age 7 to 11 Short Challenge Level:

My cousin was 24 years old on Friday April 5th in 1974. On what day of the week was she born?

Matching Time

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Try this matching game which will help you recognise different ways of saying the same time interval.

How Long Does it Take?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How long does it take to brush your teeth? Can you find the matching length of time?

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.

Planet Plex Time

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

On Planet Plex, there are only 6 hours in the day. Can you answer these questions about how Arog the Alien spends his day?

5 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? Is it the same number for a 12 hour clock over a whole day?

Take Your Dog for a Walk

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move him so that the graph shows a curve?

Palindromic Date

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What is the date in February 2002 where the 8 digits are palindromic if the date is written in the British way?

You Tell the Story

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you create a story that would describe the movement of the man shown on these graphs? Use the interactivity to try out our ideas.

Calendar Sorting

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

The pages of my calendar have got mixed up. Can you sort them out?

Do You Measure Up?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

On What Day Did it Happen?

Age 5 to 14

Read this article to find out the mathematical method for working out what day of the week each particular date fell on back as far as 1700.

Take the Right Angle

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.

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?

Time Line

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Describe what Emma might be doing from these pictures of clocks which show important times in her day.

A Calendar Question

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

July 1st 2001 was on a Sunday. July 1st 2002 was on a Monday. When did July 1st fall on a Monday again?

Home Time

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Alice's mum needs to go to each child's house just once and then back home again. How many different routes are there? Use the information to find out how long each road is on the route she took.

Practice Run

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Chandrika was practising a long distance run. Can you work out how long the race was from the information?

Twizzle's Journey

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

Twizzle, a female giraffe, needs transporting to another zoo. Which route will give the fastest journey?

Sweeping Hands

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use your knowledge of angles to work out how many degrees the hour and minute hands of a clock travel through in different amounts of time.

Times

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Which times on a digital clock have a line of symmetry? Which look the same upside-down? You might like to try this investigation and find out!

Lengthy Journeys

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

Ten Green Bottles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Do you know the rhyme about ten green bottles hanging on a wall? If the first bottle fell at ten past five and the others fell down at 5 minute intervals, what time would the last bottle fall down?

Clocks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

These clocks have been reflected in a mirror. What times do they say?

Clocking Off

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

I found these clocks in the Arts Centre at the University of Warwick intriguing - do they really need four clocks and what times would be ambiguous with only two or three of them?

Order the Changes

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you order pictures of the development of a frog from frogspawn and of a bean seed growing into a plant?

What Is the Time?

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you put these times on the clocks in order? You might like to arrange them in a circle.

April Fool Is Past and Gone, You're the Fool for Carrying On!

Age 5 to 7

Read about the history behind April Fool's Day.

Back to School

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Mr. Sunshine tells the children they will have 2 hours of homework. After several calculations, Harry says he hasn't got time to do this homework. Can you see where his reasoning is wrong?

Watch the Clock

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

How Many Days?

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

How many days are there between February 25th 2000 and March 11th?

Paradoxes

Age 7 to 14

A paradox is a statement that seems to be both untrue and true at the same time. This article looks at a few examples and challenges you to investigate them for yourself.

Timing

Age 7 to 11 Short Challenge Level:

These two challenges will test your time-keeping!

Millennium Man

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Liitle Millennium Man was born on Saturday 1st January 2000 and he will retire on the first Saturday 1st January that occurs after his 60th birthday. How old will he be when he retires?

Now and Then

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Look 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.

2010: A Year of Investigations

Age 5 to 14

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

Times of Day

Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:

These pictures show some different activities that you may get up to during a day. What order would you do them in?

Walk and Ride

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

How far have these students walked by the time the teacher's car reaches them after their bus broke down?

Slow Coach

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How many of this company's coaches travelling in the opposite direction does the 10 am coach from Alphaton pass before reaching Betaville?

Bike Ride

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Nirmala and Riki live 9 kilometres away from the nearest market. They both want to arrive at the market at exactly noon. What time should each of them start riding their bikes?

A Flying Holiday

Age 7 to 11 Short Challenge Level:

Follow the journey taken by this bird and let us know for how long and in what direction it must fly to return to its starting point.

The Hare and the Tortoise

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this version of the story of the hare and the tortoise, the race is 10 kilometres long. Can you work out how long the hare sleeps for using the information given?

Working with Dinosaurs

Age 7 to 11

This article for teachers suggests ways in which dinosaurs can be a great context for discussing measurement.

The Time Is ...

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you put these mixed-up times in order? You could arrange them in a circle.

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.

In Order

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you rank these quantities in order? You may need to find out extra information or perform some experiments to justify your rankings.