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Seeing Temperatures

This activity allows students to investigate how images are produced from data streams by using first a spreadsheet and then an image-processing program. They then go on to see how the usefulness of such a monochromatic image may be enhanced by using lookup tables and calibration. The materials used focus on the...

Code and Decode

How to send secret messages to your friends.

Contains full teacher instructions. Uses Basic programming language.

Pupils shoud have completed the Introduction To Computer Programming

Compute Whole Number Pythagoras Triangles

An exercise to compute whole nu,mber Pythagorean triangles.

The project uses the Basic programming language.

Pupils should have completed the exercise Introduction To Computer Programming

Geography and applied maths activity

Using the video (, discuss in groups how to help Natasha and the former lighthouse keeper to swim the 3km channel between the island and the mainland

When to set off? climate vs weather

What time to set off? Tides...

Building Images

In this activity, students create colour images from satellite data. This allows them to study how different surfaces reflect different wavelengths of light, how coloured images are created using an RGB model, and how band combinations can be chosen to examine a particular landscape effectively.

Shapes with bubbles and balloons

Fun Maths with soap bubbles and balloons


Secondary School Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

If your Secondary School is looking to hold a maths enrichment day the The Problem Solving Company’s KS3 and KS4 maths activity days are a great way to involve either small numbers of students or whole year groups.

For large number of...

Maths Escape Room by School Escape Rooms

Classroom Escapes are based around National Curriculum subjects that are brought to life by our immersive challenges. The challenges will be found in one of our escape boxes, which on first sight looks like any other locked wooden box. This is until the escape challenge starts and where the inquiry based learning...

Maths Workshops by The Problem Solving Company

The Problem Solving Company offers Maths workshops for both Primary and Secondary Schools throughout the UK.
Our National Curriculum based workshops are a great way to improve the image of Maths in your school. Using large resources enables maximum participation for the groups and helps encourage...

Confucius Quote

This Pedagogics resource uses the following quote from the Chinese philosopher Confucius: "Tell me...and I will forget. Show me... and I will remember. Involve me... and I will understand"


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