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10 (More) Awesome Things Google Search Can Do For You

10 (More) Awesome Things Google Search Can Do For You | Web resources (Feb) | Scoop.it
Today, following the post 5 Steps to More Efficient Google Search, we want to reveal to you 10 more awesome features that Google can do to help save your time of searching here and there, clicking up and down, or purchasing something complicated...
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Why every math wiz should challenge red light cameras

Why every math wiz should challenge red light cameras | Web resources (Feb) | Scoop.it
After his wife gets a ticket, a math tutor's intervention succeeds in proving that the yellow lights were too short at an intersection. Shouldn't all mathematicians now test their local cameras?
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Scalextric Video Lesson - Resources - TES

Scalextric Video Lesson - Resources - TES | Web resources (Feb) | Scoop.it

An open ended maths activity by Tim Burnham for KS3 / KS4 involving scale, proportion, algebra, measuring, planning, investigating errors and critically evaluating methods.Video, teachers notes, clue cards for pupils, scale photo for measurements, model answer and sample spreadsheet are provided. Show them the video and ask what maths they can do with it - or guide them with the resources provided!

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Christopher Smy - Google+ - Ok, I am not kidding here, people... GO WATCH THIS!! NOW!!…

Christopher Smy - Google+ - Ok, I am not kidding here, people... GO WATCH THIS!! NOW!!… | Web resources (Feb) | Scoop.it

Superb example of Standard form using an expanding or contracting model of the universe - lots of potential for lessons. Click on the link.

"Ok, I am not kidding here, people...
GO WATCH THIS!! NOW!!
Seriously. You'll thank me."

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Mr Collins’ Maths Sheets - Resources - TES

Mr Collins’ Maths Sheets - Resources - TES | Web resources (Feb) | Scoop.it

Secondary Maths Resource Collections...Paul Collins has created this amazing set of Table Sheets, aimed at both Foundation and Higher students.

The sheets work best with Higher Tier candidates although half of the questions on each sheet are aimed at the Foundation Tier. In order to aid student’s revision each sheet has a number line, BODMAS reminder and key formulae; the formulae are randomly spread throughout the sheets meaning that classes will need to support each other with their revision i.e. if somebody needs to use Pythagoras’ theorem and they have forgotten the formula for it they can ask the class who has it on their sheet.

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Mathematics Resources from TopicBox.net - free teacher resources for every UK primary school teaching topic

Free teacher website links for every UK primary teaching topic...Great for KS3 starters and more.

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MathsNet and NRich Maths 3D shape resource heaven | Great Maths Teaching Ideas

MathsNet and NRich Maths 3D shape resource heaven | Great Maths Teaching Ideas | Web resources (Feb) | Scoop.it
MathsNet have a wonderful collection of 3D shape resources at this webpage. There are a variety of interactive applets that cover 3D shape topics including nets and 2D views of 3D shapes.

My particular favourite is ‘Building Houses 2′ where pupils have to build the 3D shape by using the 2D views given. They score maximum points by using the minimum number of blocks possible. By clicking and dragging on the 3D view pupils can spin their construction around in real time to help them with the task.

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Loci

This resource is split into two sections: Starter activity: This Introductory Stimulus Material illustrates how loci can be used in a practical situation to solve a problem. Pupils have to work out the area of land on which a developer is allowed to build. Main activity: This open-ended tool enables you to create and display loci quickly. Up to four different sets of locus condition can be defined and layered on the chart. This is an ideal resource for illustrating concepts and setting problems.

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