Nrich activities.
Pick and choose from these. Some
can be developed into a whole
lesson or more. Others may be
good to introduce a line of
investigation.
http://nrich.maths.org/stemnrich
 If you fancy a look at other
STEM resources from nrich.
http://nrich.maths.org/6505
an estimation activity for
middle to high groups
http://nrich.maths.org/7502
Graph activity, identifying
graphs, useful diagrams,
solutions a bit tricky. Could be
linked with activity 7419.
http://nrich.maths.org/7359
Track design  with the recent
Olympics this is quite good for
middle to high groups.
http://nrich.maths.org/7367
 Data collection  another
Olympic themed task. Could print
off other years to act as a
comparison.
http://nrich.maths.org/7780
 Tom learns to cook  good for
low ability groups. They could
make up their own sequences of
events.
http://nrich.maths.org/7466
When should Tom put the rice on
 creating a schedule, logic.
For lower ability groups.
http://nrich.maths.org/7781
Tray bake Ratio and proportion
 probably best for middles to
high groups but aspects of this
may be of use to lower groups.
http://nrich.maths.org/6140
Large and small numbers  could
be used as an intro into
standard form or a
consolidation.
http://nrich.maths.org/7419
 What will the graphs look
like? Could be a practical
activity but water would be
involved. This could be
demonstrated by the teacher by
using containers and water,
especially for the low ability
groups.
http://nrich.maths.org/7414
Maths is everywhere  an
activity suited to all
abilities, looking at pictures
and discussing ideas. ?Fractals
as a development of this .Links
to Fibonacci and the natural
world.
http://nrich.maths.org/7500
Smallest to largest and
finishing evidence to support
decisions  all abilities could
get involved in this. An
extension is available
http://nrich.maths.org/6505&part
Approximately certain. Great
for estimation, and encourages
the use of assumptions which is
one of the corner stones of
scientific endeavor. High
ability groups in the main.
http://nrich.maths.org/7459
 Building a helicopter , making
design changes to suit the
purpose of the project. All
abilities could get involved in
this.
