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Maths Investigations : Chess Board, Happy Numbers

Overall rating 4 out of 54.9 (33 ratings)

Last updated 27 August 2014, created 28 February 2008, viewed 50,700

A range of mathematical investigathions for KS3 (11-14) Year olds including How many Squares on a Chess board, Happy Numbers, Largest and Smallest Answers, Deciimal Multiplications, Mystic Rose, Vedic Square, Bacteria, Staircases, Types of Number and Tetrahedron Tower

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  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Bacteria_an_investigation_leading_to_quadratic_rules.ppt (386kb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Decimal_Multiplications_-_too_many_answers_(04)_DC.ppt (590kb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Happy_Numbers_an_investigation_involving_square_numbers.ppt (342kb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    How_Many_Squares_On_A_Chessboard_Investigation_.ppt (1mb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Largest_and_Smallest_Answers_-_column_addition_and_subtraction_(04)_DC.ppt (517kb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Mystic_Rose.ppt (945kb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Staircases_investigating__linear_and_quadratic_sequences.ppt (626kb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Tetrahedron_Tower_-_practical_activity_-_(02)_DC.ppt (692kb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Types_of_number_An_Inductive_Activity.ppt (291kb, Powerpoint document)
  • Powerpoint documentLesson plan
    Vedic_Squares_by_reducing_muliplication_squares_(02)_DC.ppt (519kb, Powerpoint document)
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Can't wait to use these next year - thank you very much!

from CaptainLoui, 27 August 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Some lovely resources we could use for some mixed ability classes when they join in September. Thanks for sharing!

from SammieP, 10 July 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

These are a great set of resources- thank you!

from bounce83, 03 April 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Really great ideas and ready for the classroom already - thank you!

from jamesb2k, 31 January 2014
(report comment) 5 out of 5

So much fun to organise & do ... thanks a gazillion!

from stroevey, 11 November 2013
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