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Eggnaut

In this resource from ESA, students' mission is to design and build a vehicle that will protect their Eggnaut from the perils of re-entry from space. The objective is to have your Eggnaut survive the fall without a crack. The project can be adpated for either primary or secondary students. The resource was produced by...
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2000 - 2009

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Bridges and Structures

These activities from Cre8ate maths sets challenges which require pupils to be constructive, creative and think strategically about simple structures.Working in groups of 3 or 4, students create structures from a single sheet of A4 paper, the tallest free-standing tower and the longest possible span between two end...
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Black Hole Mathematics

This series of activities from NASA take a mathematical approach to looking at black holes. They are intended as supplementary problems for students looking for additional challenges in the maths and physical science post-16 curriculum. Problems consist of a student page and an answer sheet. Students need to be...
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2000 - 2009

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Co-primes

In this Nuffield investigation these resources from AMP, co-funded by the Clothworkers and Nuffield Foundation, students investigate how many positive integers are less than and co-prime to any given positive integer. This activity requires some confidence with the co-prime property, division and divisibility tests....
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2010 to date

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Average Limits

In this Nuffield investigation students explore limiting values of an iterative process, using arithmetic, algebra or spreadsheets. Students can move from identifying patterns to forming, verifying and proving conjectures.The key processes developed in this activity include:*Representing - moving from generation of a...
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2010 to date

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Fire Hydrants

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Golden Mazes

In this Nuffield resource rooms in a rectangular maze of rooms have bags with a varying number of gold coins. Students explore the effect of the route on the number of gold coins that can be collected.The key processes involved in the activities are:*Representing - identifying the mathematics involved in the task and...
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Hide the Spies

This Nuffield activity is set in the context of a park. Students determine where spies should sit in the park that has a square grid of benches, interspersed by bushes, so that they cannot see each other. Students also investigate how many different arrangements of spies are possible.The key processes involved in this...
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Sending Texts

This Nuffield investigation involves determining the number of text messages sent if four people send texts to each other, and then extending this for different numbers of people.*Key processes applicable to this activity are:*Representing - choosing method of representation to show the texts sent andchoice of method...
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2010 to date

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Stacks

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2010 to date

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