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More Mathematical Activities : A Resource Book for Teachers - Brian Bolt

More Mathematical Activities

A Resource Book for Teachers

Paperback Published: 5th August 1985
ISBN: 9780521319515
Number Of Pages: 204
For Ages: 7 - 11 years old

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This book follows the successful Mathematical Activities by the same author and has been written to provide teachers with further ideas to enrich their teaching of mathematics. It contains 127 investigations, puzzles, games and practical activities together with a commentary which provides solutions and additional ideas. These activities are suitable for use with children from age nine upwards to stimulate their interest and encourage mathematical thinking.

Make a folding tetrahedron
Six pyramids make a cube
Three pyramids make a cube
The Shinsei Mystery
The car jam
The flight controller's nightmare
The vanishing act
Mystifying matchsticks
Calculator cricket
Generating straight-line motion
Make a mobile to defy gravity
The triangular building site
Ring the triangle
K9 or one man and his dog
The anti-litter campaign
The railcar terminus
Paving the patio
Make a twistable tetrahedral torus
Seeing is believing
Spot the pattern
Investigations on a 5 x 5 pinboard
Chessboard tours
Mind stretching
One step forward, march!
Coin magic
The persistent frog
Tidy that bookshelf!
Square a Greek cross
The fuel delivery
Fair shares
Move a queen
Rolling cubes
Make yourself a harmonograph
Make a matchbox computer
More matchstick mindbenders
Tails up!
Impossible rotations!
Problems of single line working
All change
Pegs progress
Pinboard triangles
Rigid structures in two dimensions
Rigid structures in three dimensions
A lover's ultimatum!
Only four lines!
Dividing the inheritance
Triangulating a square
Who is 'it'?
Find the cards on the table
The rolling cube game
Two at a time
The prisoner's perambulations
Crossed lines
Bridging the river
Crossing the desert
Can you help the motorway designer?
Who nobbled the racehorse?
Court card capers
Heads and tails
The chapel hymnboard
Find the radius of the circle
As easy as ABC
Fill the corners
The end of the world!
How many will you take?
Envelopes of curves
Four more ways to form an ellipse
The snowflake curves
The staircase paradox
Historical estimates
What was the sum?
Prelude to a marathon
Dr Numerati's telephone number
A magic diamond
Palindromic dates
The sponsored marathon
A calculator crossword
Variable based triangles
Multiplying by three
The hydrocarbons
Designing a new dartboard
The car importer
Look before you leap!
Find the digits
The effect of inflation
Octogenarian occupations
Prime factors
Remove a rectangle
Subtraction to addition
A Russian two-step
Magic squares revisited
Do you know your birthday?
What scores are possible?
The elusive digit
Chains of cube sums
Prime magic
Surprise, surprise!
Identical twins, quads and triplets
Squares and cubes
Calculator golf
Fox and geese
All present
Postage due
Ann's tower
Reconstructing the manor house
The blanket box
Three in a line
Calculator challenges
The Giant and the Dwarfs
Rhyme around
The Ruby wedding
The medieval courtyard
Fill the gaps
Find the route
501 up!
One, two, three, four, five ...
Crossed ladders
Ones and zeros
A cautionary tale
Another calculator crossword
Further resources
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780521319515
ISBN-10: 052131951X
Audience: Primary / High School
For Ages: 7 - 11 years old
For Grades: 2 - 6
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 204
Published: 5th August 1985
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 24.71 x 18.69  x 1.14
Weight (kg): 0.38