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Rabbits

In this Cre8ate maths activity students learn that a simulation is a model of a real situation. Data for the birth rate of rabbits is provided and is used by students to develop their own model to simulate the breeding of rabbits in a field and consider the likely damage to the farmer’s crop. Initially this is done...

Alien Invasion

Alien Invasion is a set of four interactive lessons about a full-scale alien attack that coincides with a class visit to Manford City. To set the scene and support the lessons, live television news bulletins, radio broadcasts and telephone messages help to develop the story line. The invasion leads to a series of...

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Calculations with hundreds and thousands

This resource, from the Centre for Innovation in Mathematics Teaching, builds on students' previous knowledge of multiplying by powers of 10 to demonstrate how calculations such as 2000 x 300 can be performed accurately. Follow-up exercises provide practice in the skills learned.

2010 Senior Mathematics Challenge

The Senior Mathematical Challenge (SMC), from the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT), is a multiple choice contest in which students are presented with five alternative answers, of which just one is correct. It follows that often students can find the correct answers by working backwards from the given...

2011 Junior Mathematical Challenge

The Junior Challenge, from the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT), is aimed at the top third of pupils in Year 8 or below in England and Wales, Year 9 or below in Northern Ireland and S2 or below in Scotland.

The challenge involves answering 25 multiple choice questions in one hour and is sat in school...

Intermediate Mathematical Challenge

This resource from the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) is the 2011 challenge.

The Intermediate challenge is aimed at the top third of pupils in Year 11 or below in England and Wales, Year 12 or below in Northern Ireland and S4 or below in Scotland.

The challenge involves answering 25 multiple...

Junior Mathematical Olympiad

This resource from the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) is the 2011 challenge. The Junior Mathematical Olympiad consists of a two-hour paper of more in-depth mathematical problems to which there are two sections: Section A requires answers only whereas full written solutions are required for Section B.

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Intermediate Mathematical Olympiad 2011

These resources from the United Kingdom Mathematics Trust (UKMT) include the Intermediate Mathematical Olympiad and the international Kangeroo challenges.

The Olympiad is open to students in Years 9, 10 and 11 who have been invited to participate due to their being in the top 500 students in...

Statistics in Your World - Level 3

This resource from the Royal Statistical Society Centre for Statistical Education (RSSCSE) consists of the level 3 units. For each unit below there are comprehensive teacher's notes giving an overview of the unit, the aims and objectives for that unit, prior learning or prerequisites and the equipment required....

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