You can play this game with different sets of numbers like whole numbers or integers, fractions or decimals and with (1) addition and subtraction or with (2) multiplication and [...]

The post Checkit Game first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Checkit can be played by 2 players or 2 teams. Each player starts with a blank Checkit frame and invents a challenge for the opponent to complete. The entries in the boxes can be any type of numbers, algebraic expressions or even words.

The entries in the [...]

The post Checkit Challenge first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>For versions of the game for different age groups see the Inclusion Guide.

PRIZE TO BE AWARDED: A COPY OF THE BOOK ‘LET’S PLAY MATHEMATICALLY AIMING HIGH GAMES’ will be awarded on 1st March 2024 to the teacher who contributes most to the comments sections about the games on this AIMING HIGH [...]

The post Up Down Game first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Is there more than one?

It is quite easy to find a few solutions. The big challenge is to find all possible solutions.

Can you provide a convincing argument that you have found [...]

The post Blocks, Bricks and Boxes first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>See the article in the Plus Mathematical magazine by the Japanese mathematician Yutaka Nishiyama.

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How to win: The winner is the player who blocks in their opponent’s L shape so the opponent cannot move.

Rules: From this starting position, the first [...]

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The post Magic Square Game first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>1. Working with a square drawn on the ground in the classroom, or in a bigger space, indoors or outdoors, find the perimeter of [...]

The post 30-Minute Global Maths and Science Lesson – Beltway Around The Earth – Outer Rims first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>If you make some conjectures, can you prove them?

Share ideas below about what you have discovered.

More ideas about incircles will be posted here. Watch this space.

The post INCIRCLES first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Could you draw it? Could you draw a similar diagram with just 5 or 6 points around the outside? Try it?

How many lines are there in your diagrams? How many lines are there in the original diagram? Can you find a way of working out [...]

The post Mystic Rose first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Use a dotty grid and take it in turns to claim a point and mark it with your colour. The first person or team to get 4 of their markers at the vertices of a square wins the game.

PEOPLE MATHS – GAME FOR TWO TEAMS

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Suppose another fence is built exactly one metre longer so the path between the two fences is the same width along the edges of the field. How wide would this path be?

Would a mouse be able to run along it?

Could a farmer drive [...]

The post Square Fence first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>a mean of 4

a median of 3

and a mode of 3?

One solution is 3, 3, 3 ,5 and 6 and there are several other solutions.

There are 11 solutions with a single [...]

The post M, M and M Game first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Suppose another fence is built exactly one metre longer so the path between the two fences is the same width all the way round including at the corners of the field.

How wide would this path be?

Would a mouse be able to run along it? [...]

The post Not-So-Square Fence first appeared on Aiming High Teacher Network.]]>Describe the path (or locus) of the centre of the disc and its length.

Describe the paths of the centres of a disc rolling around the edges of other polygons.

See
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Which coloured bits would you use to show that two eighths equals one quarter?

Which coloured bits would you use to show that two sixteenths equals one [...]

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