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Scalextric Video Lesson. Geometry, Algebra Project

Overall rating 5 out of 55 (7 ratings)

Last updated 20 July 2014, created 10 September 2009, viewed 11,018

An open ended maths activity for KS3 / KS4 involving scale, proportion, algebra, measuring, planning, investigating errors and critically evaluating methods. Video, teachers notes, clue cards for pupils, scale photo for measurements, model answer and sample spreadsheet are provided. Show them the vi More…deo and ask what maths they can do with it - or guide them with the resources provided!

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  • pdf documentGuide
    Scalextric Video Teachers Notes.pdf (43kb, pdf document)
  • for pupils

  • WebpageActivity
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  • WebpageActivity
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  • pdf documentActivity
    Scalextric Video Clue Card Sheet.pdf (19kb, pdf document)
  • Excel documentWorksheet
    Scalextric Video Investigating measuring.xls (31kb, Excel document)
  • pdf documentWorksheet
    Scalextric Video Model Answer.pdf (4mb, pdf document)
  • pdf documentActivity
    Scalextric Video Scale Photos.pdf (3mb, pdf document)
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Fantastic resource. Really looking forward to trying this with a class

from markhquinn, 08 July 2014. Member of the TES Panel.
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Thanks for sharing. This is a terrific resource. A lot of time must have gone into producing it.

from jottw, 06 November 2013
(report comment) 5 out of 5

This looks a fantastic resource and I can't wait to try it out, the sort of rich task I love! There's a lot of maths in it and I'm sure the pupils will get a lot out of it and enjoy it. Very impressive pupil's model answer as well. Thank you!

from jonsmcest, 06 March 2012
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Fantastic. This is brilliant. Thank you very much. Have been looking for investigations to do with years 9 and 10 for the end of the Summer term, and this is perfect...really different and interesting too

from EulersTheorem, 23 June 2010
(report comment) 5 out of 5

Great!. Perfect for AO2 / AO3
Thank you!

from FionaLeather, 22 February 2010
(report comment) 5 out of 5
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