## Years 6 to 12 Flower of Life

*By toni On 16 July, 2019 · Leave a Comment*

Describe the picture? What do you notice? Talk with your friends about it. What shapes can you see in it?

Describe the different symmetries. Draw the picture yourself. Draw your own designs using this idea. Can you explain how this 2-dimensional picture appears to show a 3-dimensional object?

You could use paperclip […]

## JULY 15 INQUIRY BASED LESSON ACTIVITIES

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Grade 4 CAPACITY AND VOLUME

Grade 5 FRACTIONS

Grade 6 MASS

Grade 7 NUMERIC AND GEOMETRIC PATTERNS

Grade 8 FRACTIONS

Grade 9 FUNCTIONS AND RELATIONS

Grade 10 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY

Grade 11 MEASUREMENT

Grade 12 EUCLIDEAN GEOMETRY

Click on a link above for activities on these topics.

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## Years 6 to 12 Ishango Bone

*By toni On 9 July, 2019 · Leave a Comment*

The numbers 3, 5, 7, 11, 13, 17 and 19 are prime numbers. Can you make a total of 60 from four of these numbers?

One of three columns of tally marks on The Ishango Bone gives the answer to this question. Found in the Ishango region of the Democratic Republic of […]

## Grades 8 – 12 Elephant Dreaming

*By toni On 3 July, 2019 · Leave a Comment*

Copy the picture to draw this spiral. Then create your own elephant. The numbers in the centres of the squares give the radii of the quarter circles that you need to draw.

What do you notice about this sequence of numbers 1, 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 13, 21 … ? […]

## Grades 4 to 12 Table of Tables

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What patterns do you notice in this table?

Continue the patterns to fill the empty squares.

Write a list describing all the patterns that you see.

What do you notice about the numbers on squares of the same colour?

Would the patterns continue for ever to […]

## Grades 8 to 12 A Mathematical Lens

*By toni On 2 July, 2019 · Leave a Comment*

STEP 1

1a) Double click on the picture above to start the movie showing how to draw a circle using the paperclip compass.

1b) Draw 2 circles of the same radius with centres A and B so that each circle goes through the centre of the other […]

## Grades 9 to 12 Pyramids in a Cube

*By toni On 29 June, 2019 · Leave a Comment*

To make a model showing how cubes are made up of three square based pyramids, you will need a cardboard box, some string, some colouring pens and a knife or scissors to cut the box.

From one corner of a box cut squares all exactly the same size to form 3 faces of a […]

## Grades 8 to 12 Cuboids and roots

*By toni On 29 June, 2019 · Leave a Comment*

Copy this diagram. To draw a cube first draw a square, then draw another square the same size that looks as if it is behind the first square, then join the vertices with four parallel lines.

Why do the diagonals of a unit cube have lengths √2 and √3?

What are the lengths of the […]

## Apply for an AIMSSEC course.

*By toni On 7 April, 2019 · 2 Comments*

Teaching in under resourced communities presents many challenges. Click here to apply for the new AIMSSEC course in January 2020 ‘Inclusion and Differentiation in Teaching and Learning Mathematics’ which aims to help and support teachers in providing for each individual learner in their class to cater for learners who struggle with maths and […]

## SANDWICHES PUZZLE

*By toni On 23 February, 2019 · Leave a Comment*

Suppose you have two 1’s, two 2’s, and two 3’s.

Make ‘sandwiches’ with the 1’s, 2’s and 3’s as slices of bread by arranging these six digits in a list so:

between the two 1’s there is one digit giving 1?1; between the two 2’s there there are two digits giving 2??2; between the two […]

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