M4Magazine Resources Curriculum Mapping


GCSE: Geometry and measures

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

Apr 2013

Conference 2013 Highlights - 4 short activities

5 activities appropriate for a wide range, pie charts, pentagons, modelling, shapes of constant diameter, platonic solids

Class presentation

PP

Jun 2013

A Day or Not a Day - slides 1-16 (view as slideshow)

Converting measures, time, problem solving

Class presentation

PP

Constructing a Henge (slides 20-22)

Geometry, using Dynamic Geometry Software

Class presentation

PP

Constructing a Henge

Constructions

Worksheet

PDF

Constructing an Ancient Circle Outside

Geometry

Worksheet

PDF

Jul 2013

Maths Quiz 2013

These questions formed the maths quiz at the MEI conference 2013, includes solutions

Class presentation

PP

Maths Quiz 2013 question 9

Alternative 'visual' version

Worksheet

EXC

Sep 2013

Tangrams and Tessellations as Starting Points

Reasoning, shapes, area, perimeter, fractions, transformations, surds

Class presentation

PP

7 piece tangram

Shapes, transformations, perimeter, fractions

Worksheet

WO

7 piece tangram with grid

Worksheet

WO

Quadrilateral Tessellation

Using Dynamic Geometry Software to demonstrate that all quadrilaterals tessellate

Class presentation

GEO

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

Jan 2014

A Sense of Scale

Size, speed, distance, scale, ratio, problem solving, accessing and recording data

Class presentation

PP

A Sense of Scale: Our Solar System

Planet information: distances from the sun

Worksheet

PDF

A Sense of Scale: Our Solar System data sheet

Planet information

Worksheet

PDF

Apr 2014

Making Money

Problem solving, finding areas of plane shapes, Pythagoras’ theorem, trigonometry

Class presentation

PP

Sep 2014

Introducing Trigonometry

Motion in a circle, key trigonomic values, sine values, angles, sketching graphs

Class presentation

PP

Pod on Circle (Introducing Trigonometry)

Animation

GEO

Introducing Trigonometry Worksheet

Worksheet

PDF

Introducing Trigonometry Card Sort

Worksheet

PDF

Introducing Trigonometry: Sketch graphs

Worksheet

PDF

Oct 2014

Conference 2014 Highlights - 4 short activities

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

Class presentation

PP

Nov 2014

All About Surds

Surds, Pythagoras' Theorem, areas of squares, side lengths of squares, 'Angry Surds' online game

Class presentation

PP

Dec 2014

Twelve Days of Christmas

Short starter activities and puzzles on a Christmas theme

Class presentation

PP

Feb 2015

Paper folding and Proof

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

Class presentation

PP

Mar 2015

Florence Nightingale

Visual representations of data, Polar Area diagrams, bar charts, pie charts. Area of sectors.

Class presentation

PP

July 2015

Summer Challenge 2015

15 challenges presented in approximate order of difficulty

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

Nov/Dec 2015

Maths and Art

Geometric construction, divide a circle equally into six, perpendicular bisector, bisect an angle, Dynamic Geometry Software

Class presentation

PP

Jan/Feb 2016

Problem Solving and Assessment

Range of problems, ways of assessing work, involving students in assessment and feedback

Class presentation

PP

Jul/Aug 2016

Summer Challenge 2016

15 challenges presented in approximate order of difficulty

Class presentation

PP

Sep/Oct 2016

Simple Starting Points

Various short activities, simple starting points from which maths can develop, using basic (or no) resources

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

Mar/Ap 2017

Maths Outdoors

Problem solving, reasoning, Pythagoras’ Theorem, Circle Theorems, similar triangles, trigonometric ratios,

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

 

Resource file type key:

PP

PowerPoint Presentation

PDF

PDF Student Sheet

WO

Word Student Sheet

EXC

Excel Resource

GEO

GeoGebra resource