Some Games That May Be Nice or Nasty for an adult and child. Use your knowledge of place value to beat your opponent.
There are nasty versions of this dice game but we'll start with the nice ones...
Can you work out how many of each kind of pencil this student bought?
Who said that adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing couldn't be fun?
In this twist on the well-known Countdown numbers game, use your knowledge of Powers and Roots to make a target.
How might you use mathematics to improve your chances of guessing the number of sweets in a jar?
Here is a chance to play a version of the classic Countdown Game.
Bluey-green, white and transparent squares with a few odd bits of shapes around the perimeter. But, how many squares are there of each type in the complete circle? Study the picture and make. . . .
How many teddies are in the jar? How many teddies could you fit in your classroom?
Work with numbers big and small to estimate and calulate various quantities in biological contexts.
Are these estimates of physical quantities accurate?
How many generations would link an evolutionist to a very distant ancestor?
Estimate these curious quantities sufficiently accurately that you can rank them in order of size
From the information you are asked to work out where the picture was taken. Is there too much information? How accurate can your answer be?
Work out the numerical values for these physical quantities.
Examine these estimates. Do they sound about right?
Analyse these beautiful biological images and attempt to rank them in size order.
Get some practice using big and small numbers in chemistry.
10 graphs of experimental data are given. Can you use a spreadsheet to find algebraic graphs which match them closely, and thus discover the formulae most likely to govern the underlying processes?