More Mathematical Activities: A Resource Book for Teachers by Brian BoltMore Mathematical Activities: A Resource Book for Teachers by Brian Bolt

More Mathematical Activities: A Resource Book for Teachers

byBrian Bolt

Paperback | September 13, 1985

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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.
Title:More Mathematical Activities: A Resource Book for TeachersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:204 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.43 inPublished:September 13, 1985Publisher:Cambridge University Press

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:052131951X

ISBN - 13:9780521319515

Appropriate for ages: 7 - 11

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Make a folding tetrahedron; 2. Six pyramids make a cube; 3. Three pyramids make a cube; 4. The Shinsei Mystery; 5. The car jam; 6. The flight controller's nightmare; 7. The vanishing act; 8. Mystifying matchsticks; 9. Calculator cricket; 10. Generating straight-line motion; 11. Make a mobile to defy gravity; 12. The triangular building site; 13. Ring the triangle; 14. K9 or one man and his dog; 15. The anti-litter campaign; 16. The railcar terminus; 17. Paving the patio; 18. Make a twistable tetrahedral torus; 19. Seeing is believing; 20. Spot the pattern; 21. Investigations on a 5 x 5 pinboard; 22. Chessboard tours; 23. Mind stretching; 24. One step forward, march!; 25. Coin magic; 26. The persistent frog; 27. Tidy that bookshelf!; 28. Square a Greek cross; 29. The fuel delivery; 30. Fair shares; 31. Move a queen; 32. Rolling cubes; 33. Make yourself a harmonograph; 34. Make a matchbox computer; 35. More matchstick mindbenders; 36. Tails up!; 37. Dovetailed; 38. Impossible rotations!; 39. Problems of single line working; 40. Solitaire; 41. All change; 42. Pegs progress; 43. Pinboard triangles; 44. Rigid structures in two dimensions; 45. Rigid structures in three dimensions; 46. A lover's ultimatum!; 47. Only four lines!; 48. Dividing the inheritance; 49. Triangulating a square; 50. Who is 'it'?; 51. Find the cards on the table; 52. Reafforestation; 53. The rolling cube game; 54. Two at a time; 55. The prisoner's perambulations; 56. Crossed lines; 57. Bridging the river; 58. Crossing the desert; 59. Can you help the motorway designer?; 60. Who nobbled the racehorse?; 61. Court card capers; 62. Heads and tails; 63. The chapel hymnboard; 64. Find the radius of the circle; 65. As easy as ABC; 66. Fill the corners; 67. The end of the world!; 68. How many will you take?; 69. Envelopes of curves; 70. Four more ways to form an ellipse; 71. Parabolas; 72. The snowflake curves; 73. The staircase paradox; 74. Historical estimates; 75. What was the sum?; 76. Prelude to a marathon; 77. Dr Numerati's telephone number; 78. A magic diamond; 79. Palindromic dates; 80. The sponsored marathon; 81. A calculator crossword; 82. Variable based triangles; 83. Multiplying by three; 84. The hydrocarbons; 85. Designing a new dartboard; 86. The car importer; 87. Look before you leap!; 88. Find the digits; 89. The effect of inflation; 90. Octogenarian occupations; 91. Prime factors; 92. Remove a rectangle; 93. Subtraction to addition; 94. A Russian two-step; 95. Magic squares revisited; 96. Do you know your birthday?; 97. What scores are possible?; 98. The elusive digit; 99. Chains of cube sums; 100. Prime magic; 101. Surprise, surprise!; 102. Identical twins, quads and triplets; 103. Squares and cubes; 104. Calculator golf; 105. Fox and geese; 106. All present; 107. Postage due; 108. Ann's tower; 109. Reconstructing the manor house; 110. The blanket box; 111. Three in a line; 112. Topsy-turvy; 113. Divisibility; 114. Calculator challenges; 115. The Giant and the Dwarfs; 116. Rhyme around; 117. The Ruby wedding; 118. The medieval courtyard; 119. Fill the gaps; 120. Find the route; 121. 501 up!; 122. One, two, three, four, five ...; 123. Crossed ladders; 124. Target; 125. Ones and zeros; 126. A cautionary tale; 127. Another calculator crossword; Further resources; Index.