M4Magazine Resources Curriculum Mapping


GCSE: Algebra

Magazine

Topic

Notes

Resource

File type

Nov 2012

Stratosphere Space Dive

Converting measures, using formulae, constructing Distance-Time graphs, using real data

Class presentation

PP

Worksheet

PDF

Dec 2012

Seasonal Problems

Problem solving, calendars, lowest common multiple, triangle numbers, factors, dividing a hexagon

Class presentation

PP

Jan 2013

Healthy Living: problems for the classroom

BMI calculator, balancing calories and exercise

Class presentation

PP

Jul 2013

Maths Quiz 2013

Maths quiz from MEI conference 2013; includes solutions

Class presentation

PP

Maths Quiz 2013 question 9

Alternative 'visual' version of question 9

Worksheet

EXC

Nov 2013

MegaWoosh

Projectiles, speed, angle of projection, quadratic functions, GeoGebra, trajectory

Class presentation

PP

Dec 2013

Twelve Days of Christmas

Short starter activities and puzzles

Class presentation

PP

Mar 2014

Quadratic Rectangles

Expanding and factorising quadratic expressions, expanding brackets

Class presentation

PP

Quadratic Rectangles: shapes to cut out

Worksheet

WO

Oct 2014

Conference 2014 Highlights - 4 short activities

Problem Solving, Algebra with cards and paper, Perimeter of Rectangular Rings, Introducing Probability

Class presentation

PP

Dec 2014

Twelve Days of Christmas

Short starter activities and puzzles on a Christmas theme

Class presentation

PP

Christmas Lights sequence

To accompany Question 3 of Twelve Days of Christmas activity (needs Macros enabled)

Worksheet

EXC

Feb 2015

Paper folding and Proof

Square folds, Pythagoras' Theorem, proof, paper folding, trigonometry, linear equations

Class presentation

PP

April/May 2015

What Do You See?

Visual representations of proof, sums of infinite series, algebraic equivalence

Class presentation

PP

Sep/Oct 2015

One Dimensional Kinematics

Scalar and vector quantities, displacement and distance, position, speed and velocity

Class presentation

PP

Distance and Displacement Graphs

To accompany the Displacement and Distance activity

Worksheet

PDF

Displacement and Velocity Graphs

To accompany the Speed and Velocity activity

Worksheet

PDF

May/Jun 2016

Forces

Forces, gravity, Newton’s laws, equations of constant acceleration, working with numbers in standard form

Class presentation

PP

Nov/Dec 2016

Can we spot a cheat?

Using data and statistics to inform decisions, outliers and some puzzles

Class presentation

PP

May/Jun 2017

Your starter for 10

Various short activities that would work as starter activities to encourage discussion and thinking

Class presentation

PP

Jul/Aug 2017

Summer Challenge 2017

12 challenges presented in approximate order of difficulty

Class presentation

PP

Nov/Dec 2017

Festive Challenge

10 puzzles and challenges with a range of difficulty

Class presentation

PP

 

Resource file type key:

PP

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF

PDF Student Sheet

WO

Word Student Sheet

EXC

Excel Resource

GEO

GeoGebra resource