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Factorising1 December 2012

Using only multiplication and addition find a link between the numbers in the original "expressions" (what is the difference between an "expression" a "formula" and an "equation"?) and the factorised... more

Balancing Equationsfree27 November 2012

The need for solving equations arises from a desire to know what values of an unknown will give a required quantity e.g. the exact quantity of salt peter required to make 20kg of gunpowder or, as in... more

AIDS-HIV Statistics-TNfree23 November 2012

Practice interpreting statistics and graphs, percentages and ratio and have a look at some real data about HIV and AIDS worldwide. Students are given eight pieces of information about eight different... more

The Prime Cicadafree23 November 2012

'They live underground for 13years, 17years or other prime numbers, emerge for 3 weeks, eat, mate and then disappear underground again for another 13 to 17 years - why?' What is a Cicada? - Watch... more

Renaissance Mathematicsfree23 November 2012

There was a time when one man/woman could know all that was currently known and be a leading light across a number of fields of human knowledge. The Renaissance Man had no boxes, borders or boundaries... more

Interpreting World Statistics19 November 2012

'What impact have key events had on the health and wealth of nations over the last 200 years?' This activity makes use of the 'awesome' (a word that should be used less but is totally appropriate here)... more

Geometry Movies Libraryfree18 November 2012

Click on Show in the Page Contents panel: at the top right of this page to navigate to the appropriate section. Below is a catalogue of videos for students to watch on their mobile phones or... more

Squares, Cubes, Roots18 November 2012

"Learning experiences come when people are actively engaged in designing things, creating things, and inventing things - expressing themselves" (dmlcentral.net). In this activity you are asked to do... more

Squares Cubes Roots TNfree18 November 2012

“One thing we’ve seen is that the best learning experiences come when people are actively engaged in designing things, creating things, and inventing things - expressing themselves." (DMLCentral) more

Factorising Quadraticsfree14 November 2012

'Learn how to factorise quadratics with this series of games and puzzles' This series of games is lots of fun and it will teach you about a very important concept in mathematics. Only when you can factorise... more