Nuffield Mathematics teaching resources are for use in secondary and further education

FSMQ Level 1 Spatial techniques - original activities

These Nuffield  activities are needed for the AQA courses in Free-Standing Maths and Use of Maths but have not been revised by Nuffield. See also the revised activities.

Angles

Presentation and activity measuring and classifying angles.  
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Circle matching cards

Twelve sets of 3 cards for learners to match. One card shows a real object with its diameter, one gives its circumference and one its area.   
Student and teacher notes Word 
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Crop circles

After sketching and describing crop circles found on a website, students construct a geometrical design, describe its symmetries then produce their own designs. 
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Length problems

Twelve problems set in a range of real contexts to solve.  
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Name the shape  

Presentation and activity naming and classifying shapes.   
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Student and teacher notes Word
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Symmetry in Word  

Students use the Rotate and Flip options in Word 2003 to draw symmetrical figures.   
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Wheelchair access Teacher contribution 

Students assess a computer room for wheelchair access and re-design the work area to make it easy for a disabled person to use.  
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Working in 2 and 3 dimensions revision guide  

Student sheets Word     Student sheets pdf