Free resources for teaching and assessment of key mathematical processes for 11-16 year olds

Fire hydrants

Watch Fire hydrants in action in the classroom


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Fire hydrants progression table
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Description: Pupils investigate the placing and number of fire hydrants required in a city with square blocks that form a rectangular grid. .

Suitability: Pupils working at all levels;individuals or pairs.

Time: 1 – 2 hours

Equipment: Square grid (or dotty) paper mini-whiteboards, counters or multilink cubes or square tiles, straws or pipe cleaners

Key mathematical language: Minimum, grid, arrangement, odd, even, symmetry, variable, exception