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Circles with Whole Number Points

Produced by the Maths Magic project, Circles with Whole Number Points provides teacher inspiration for investigating equations of a circle and Pythagoras’ theorem. The student task sheet refers to the use of Geogebra. The task consists of drawing circle, centre (0,0), radius 5 and finding all the points with integer...
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What's the Question?

This activity is produced by the Maths Magic project. What’s the Question? provides an activity to act as stimuli for work on the geometry of straight lines and circles. The activity consists of two mathematical diagrams. Students are asked to generate questions that could be asked related to each diagram. The teacher...
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Can't Stand Up?

Produced by the Maths Magic project, Can’t Stand Up? provides teacher inspiration for introducing the topic of forces in an A-level mathematics or physics lesson. The plan describes two simple experiments asking a student to stand against a wall and then attempt to perform seemingly simple tasks. The tasks are...
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F=ma in a Helicopter

This activity is produced by the Maths Magic project. F=ma in a Helicopter provides examples and ideas for A-level mathematics and physics students investigating what happens to packages hanging below a helicopter. The lesson plan describes an active lesson designed to promote discussion about what happens when the...
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Why Does That Work?

This activity is produced by the Maths Magic project. Why Does That Work? describes a simple trick using a domino. Students are asked to use algebra to explain why the trick works. The lesson plan links to Numeracy Strategy material Mind readers and What's the trick? assessing students’ progress in mathematics at Key...
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F=ma in a Lift

This activity is produced by the Maths Magic project. F=ma in a Lift provides examples and ideas for A-level mathematics and physics students investigating what happens when they are being weighed in a lift and to have a discussion about mass and weight and the difference between the two quantities. Ideally students...
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Properties of a Particle

This activity is produced by the Maths Magic project. Properties of a Particle provides examples and ideas for A-level mathematics and physics students investigating the properties ascribed to particles. Students discuss why these properties are needed and ask are they realistic? Activities include analysing the...
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Probability – Does It Clarify or Confuse?

This activity is produced by the Maths Magic project. Probability – Does It Clarify or Confuse? provides examples and ideas for discussing situations where probability helps in decision making, and situations where the mathematics of probability is counter intuitive. This activity allows learners to interrogate common...
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Linking Textiles and Electronics at Key Stage Three

This set of course materials from the National STEM Learning Centre and Network were designed to build an understanding of how electronics can be combined with textiles at Key Stage Three, starting with simple circuits and leading to more complex programming and effects.The practical sessions ran from week two to week...
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Treasure Hunt

The mathematical treasure hunt, produced by Mathigon, is an engaging mathematics lesson. Students follow a trail of clues and mathematical problems around the school site; each clue contains a hint to where the next clue is hidden. The questions are taken from a wide range of different topics, and often not directly...
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