Results for "problem solving" (85)

Problem Solving Tasks

The Spode Group produced a number of resources to support problem solving in mathematics through real life problems. Some of the resources were produced to support the C.S.E. syllabus and others were written at the time mathematics teachers were preparing for coursework to become a compulsary part of the assessment of...
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1980 - 1989

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Problem Solving with Industry

Problem Solving with Industry originally consisted of 30 short problem-solving exercises devised by the Centre for Science Education Sheffield Hallam University in collaboration with a range of industries. A selection of these units were updated and revised to match the requirements of GNVQ Science in 1995. It is this...
Publication date:
1990 - 1999

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Numeracy Through Problem Solving

Numeracy Through Problem Solving is a sequence of five modules which develop students' ability to use mathematics together with other skills. In tackling problems of concern or situations of interest in everyday life - the original definition of numeracy, which was reinforced by the Cockcroft Report. The five...
Publication date:
1980 - 1989

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Creative Problem Solving in Chemistry

These resources were designed to * To improve students' ability to communicate and work together. *To develop students' problem solving skill. *To give students to opportunity to be creative. *To show students that science is more than 'getting the right answer' and that it can involve using one's own...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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MEI Integrating Mathematical Problem Solving

The resources in this collection are the result of a project managed by Mathematics in Education and Industry (MEI) and funded by the Clothworkers’ Foundation. The aims of the project are to: • Highlight the importance of mathematics and statistics across the sixth form curriculum • Enable A level students to see...
Publication date:
2010 to date

7 resources
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Using Computers in Mathematical Problem Solving

These two publications from the the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester focus on how the use of a microcomputer can be used to allow students to get worthwhile mathematical experiences by using a few words from the computers' programming language.
Publication date:
1980 - 1989

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Fermi problems

A Fermi problem involves making estimates and using mathematics to answer a question, in more colloquial language they might be termed ‘back of envelope’ calculations.Many of the questions don’t have clear cut answers, and sometimes alternative paths to solutions are possible.The level of mathematics required is...
Publication date:
2010 to date

6 resources
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Compass: Common Problem Solving Strategies as Links between Mathematics and Science

This project worked to provide teachers with rich tasks to develop interdisciplinary approaches that bring together mathematics and science. The materials support students in exploring meaningful problems in a European context in ways that develop their scientific problem solving and inquiry skills. They are...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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1001 Math Problems

1001mathproblems.com features resources that focus on mathematical reasoning and problem solving. The problems are aimed at Key Stage 3, though many of them would also lend themselves to Key Stage 2. The work is presented here in the form of printable materials with links to the original website to provide colour...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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Problem Based Practical Activities

This collection, from the Royal Society of Chemistry, consists of ten practical activities for students aged 16-18 years. They are designed to develop both the students’ practical skills and their independent study skills in preparation for higher education. The problems presented are designed to develop the...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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