Grade 5 DIVISION BY CHUNKING

Grade 6 GEOMETRIC PATTERNS

Grade 7 SYMMETRY & NUMBER PATTERNS

Grade 8 VOLUME

Grade 9 PERIMETER & AREA

Grade 10 NUMBER PATTERN SEQUENCES

Grade 11 PROBABILITY

Grade 12 SOLVE THE TRIANGLE

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The post June 5 Learning Activities to develop Understanding and Skills first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>You can be a creative mathematician, you can be someone who has your own mathematical ideas. Find your own interesting facts about 2023 and calculations that have the answer 2023.

Write 2023 as a product of its prime factors.

The post The answer is 2023 but what is the question? first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Sheep Talk The first sheep talk word is A. To find the next term in the word sequence, each A is replaced by B [...]

The post 30-minute Global Maths & Science Lesson 2022 Golden Mathematics first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>To make your 7-piece Tangram Puzzle, either make your own tangram pieces from scrap paper as shown in this video or use this diagram and carefully cut out the pieces.

Now use the pieces of your Tangram to make

• An isosceles triangle

• A rectangle

• A [...]

Can you find a way to fold a sheet of paper so that you can cut out the tangram pieces accurately [...]

The post Tangram Fractions first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>What do you notice about the pattern? Draw the pattern and make a list of what you see in it.

Describe the shapes of the tangram pieces.

What is the same and what is different about the shapes of [...]

The post Tangram Pattern first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Six bags of sweets each contain green, white, yellow, orange and red sweets with equal numbers of each colour (5 flavours).

You pick sweets from the bag without looking. If you pick 2 sweets what different combinations of colours can you get?

If you pick 2 sweets how likely are [...]

The post Same Sweets first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Seven cylinders are full, seven are half-full and seven are empty.

A full cylinder weighs 50kg and an empty cylinder weighs 20kg.

How should they be loaded onto the lorries so that each lorry is carrying the same weight?

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The post Loading Lorries first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Suppose you have two 1s, two 2s and two 3s.

Arrange these six digits in a list so that:

between the two 1s there is one digit giving 1?1,

between the two 2s there are two digits giving 2??2,

between the two 3s there are three digits giving 3???3.

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The post Sandwich Puzzle first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>John Farey introduced sequences of sequences of fractions in order of size, now called Farey sequences. Can you discover his method from the following examples?

The post Farey Sequences first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>What patterns do you see in them?

Suppose you have to share 9872 gold coins between 8 people.

You give the coins out in thousands until there are less than 8000 left.

Then you give out one hundred at a time until there are less than 800, then [...]

The post Magic Numbers first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>This wall is 1 unit wide. It shows one unit and two half units.

Click here to download the FRACTION WALL 30-minute lesson instructions and worksheet. Cut out the strips. Rearrange the order of the strips to build a wall with smaller and [...]

The post 30-minute Global Maths & Science Lesson 2021 Fraction Wall Games first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Do your own experiments using number cards to play the games and pick 2 cards at random each time.

In Game A an envelope or bag contains balls, or cards, numbered 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6. Pick out two balls or cards at random. If the total is even you win. [...]

The post Odds and Evens first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>He labelled each bag with the number of coins inside it.

He could then pay any sum of money from 1 coin to 15 coins using one or more of the bags without opening any of the bags.

How [...]

The post Money Bags first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>The picture shows a 5 hour journey into the mountains on a narrow path to probably the most remote school in the world in Gulu, China.

The [...]

The post Travel to School first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Make a centre crease down the length of the paper then open it up.

Next fold one corner over and onto the centre crease so that the fold line passes through the corner next to it (on the short side of the paper).

You [...]

The post Making Sixty first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Where are the mirror lines (lines of symmetry)?

Which of your patterns also have rotational symmetry?

There are hundreds of patterns and here is just one. It has just one line of [...]

The post Symmetry Challenge first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>What do you notice? Why does this happen? Will it [...]

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