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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