CSI Algebra - Writing and Using Formulae

CSI Algebra - Writing and Using Formulae

Here's a real life CSI application of algebra for your students.... Students have to solve a murder investigation using formulae (writing and substituting). They have to gather evidence at three locations: the crime scene, mortuary and forensic laboratory. Once they have collected their evidence, they examine a suspect list to identify the murderer. Crime scene – The suspect has left muddy boot prints at the crime scene. Students have to measure the boot print and step length to determine the suspect’s height. Mortuary – Students have to determine the time of death using body temperature. Forensic Laboratory – The victim died from chronic arsenic poisoning. Students have to determine for how long the victim was poisoned for. Answers included. Here are some other crime scene activities you may be interested in: Crime Scene Algebra - Using Formulae and Linear Regression Crime Scene Algebra - Using Formulae & Quadratic Equations
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Hypothesis Test for a Population Mean - Analogy to a Criminal Trial

Hypothesis Test for a Population Mean - Analogy to a Criminal Trial

This is a student workbook that can supplement lessons on hypothesis tests for a population mean. I teach the stages of hypothesis testing using analogies to a criminal trial. My students like this comparison; they are more engaged and it helps them to see the relevance of the different stages. Once students are confident with the terminology, we create our own courtroom in the classroom and role-play the stages of hypothesis testing with students acting as the jury, prosecution, judge and defence. Contents of the workbook 1. A summary of the 5 stages of hypothesis testing 2. A detailed analogy to a criminal trial 3. One worked example 4. Space for students to complete their own examples. 5. Worksheets on: a. the null and alternative hypothesis b. type I and type II errors c. checking assumptions d. sampling distributions e. the normal distribution f. the t-distribution g. interpreting p-values Answers for worksheets provided in separate document. The preview file shows a selection of pages from the workbook.
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Factors, Multiples, Prime, Cube and Square Numbers - Colour by Number Activity

Factors, Multiples, Prime, Cube and Square Numbers - Colour by Number Activity

This is a fun way for students to revise numbers using a famous artist (Miro) colouring sheet. Number topics included: - prime numbers - multiples and LCM - factors and HCF - square and square root - cube and cube root Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about numbers and art!
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CSI Algebra - Writing and Using Formulae

CSI Algebra - Writing and Using Formulae

Here's a real life CSI application of algebra for your students.... Students have to solve a murder investigation using formulae (writing and substituting). They have to gather evidence at three locations: the crime scene, mortuary and forensic laboratory. Once they have collected their evidence, they examine a suspect list to identify the murderer. Crime scene – The suspect has left muddy boot prints at the crime scene. Students have to measure the boot print and step length to determine the suspect’s height. Mortuary – Students have to determine the time of death using body temperature. Forensic Laboratory – The victim died from chronic arsenic poisoning. Students have to determine for how long the victim was poisoned for. Answers included. Here are some other crime scene activities you may be interested in: Crime Scene Algebra - Using Formulae and Linear Regression Crime Scene Algebra - Using Formulae & Quadratic Equations
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Circumference of a Circle - Colour by Number Activity

Circumference of a Circle - Colour by Number Activity

This is a fun way for students to revise finding the circumference of circles using a famous pop artist (Francisco Ceron) colouring sheet. Questions ask students to (1) find the circumference of a circle when given the radius or diameter, (2) find the perimeter of parts of a circle (e.g. semi- and quarter- circle) and (3) find the radius or diameter when given the circumference. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about circumference and art!
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Area of Shapes Review- Colour by Number Activity

Area of Shapes Review- Colour by Number Activity

This is a fun way for students to revise area of shapes using a famous artist (Fernand Leger) colouring sheet. Questions will ask students to find the area of rectangles, squares, triangles, parallelograms, trapeziums and compound shapes. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about area of shapes and art!
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Area of Circles - Colour by Number Activity

Area of Circles - Colour by Number Activity

This is a fun way for students to revise finding the area of circles using a famous pop artist (Keith Haring) colouring sheet. Questions ask students to (1) estimate the area by counting squares, (2) finding area when given the radius or diameter, (3) find the area of parts of a circle (e.g. semi- and quarter- circle) and (4) find the radius when given the area. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about area of circles and art!
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Maths Posters

Maths Posters

Here is a selection of posters for your Maths classroom. Included in your purchase would be 11 posters (pdf files) on the following topics: Factors Multiples Negative Numbers Square Numbers Cube Numbers Fraction Wall Lines Triangles Angles Area and Perimeter Circles Note on Negative Numbers poster - This is one way to help students remember how to multiply and divide negative numbers. Pupils draw a face like in the poster (or simply a circle with the three signs in to represent the eyes and mouth). They cover up the two signs from the multiplication/division problem. The uncovered sign will be for the answer.
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Kids Clip Art

Kids Clip Art

This 16 piece set consists of 8 different kids standing and sitting. All images are in PNG format and have a high resolution for printing and resizing. Please read my Terms of Use in the preview regarding personal and commercial use of my graphics. Looking for more clip art? Take a look at these resources: Owls (FREE) Detective Kids Kids (FREE) Kids in School Uniform – Grey & White Court Room Kids Science Kids
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Hypothesis Test for a Population Mean - Analogy to a Criminal Trial

Hypothesis Test for a Population Mean - Analogy to a Criminal Trial

This is a student workbook that can supplement lessons on hypothesis tests for a population mean. I teach the stages of hypothesis testing using analogies to a criminal trial. My students like this comparison; they are more engaged and it helps them to see the relevance of the different stages. Once students are confident with the terminology, we create our own courtroom in the classroom and role-play the stages of hypothesis testing with students acting as the jury, prosecution, judge and defence. Contents of the workbook 1. A summary of the 5 stages of hypothesis testing 2. A detailed analogy to a criminal trial 3. One worked example 4. Space for students to complete their own examples. 5. Worksheets on: a. the null and alternative hypothesis b. type I and type II errors c. checking assumptions d. sampling distributions e. the normal distribution f. the t-distribution g. interpreting p-values Answers for worksheets provided in separate document. The preview file shows a selection of pages from the workbook.
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Maths Colour by Number Activity BUNDLE

Maths Colour by Number Activity BUNDLE

This bundle contains 10 colour by number activities to support students revising maths. Each activity involves the student having to colour a picture by a famous artist. Take a look at each activity for further details.
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Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Fractions -  Colour by Number Activity

Add, Subtract, Multiply and Divide Fractions - Colour by Number Activity

This is a fun way for students to revise how to add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions using a famous artist (Niki de Saint Phalle) colouring sheet. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about fractions operations and art!
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Fractions Review - Colour by Number Activity

Fractions Review - Colour by Number Activity

This is a fun way for students to revise fractions using a famous artist (Pablo Picasso) colouring sheet. Questions cover: - finding fractions of an amount - finding equivalent fractions - simplifying fractions - changing between improper fractions and mixed numbers Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about fractions and art!
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CSI Algebra - Using Formulae & Quadratic Equations

CSI Algebra - Using Formulae & Quadratic Equations

Here's a real life CSI application of algebra for your students.... There has been a suspicious death. Using their knowledge of formulae and quadratic equations, students have to gather evidence from the crime scene and mortuary to determine (1) who was with the victim moments before death and (2) whether the death was a tragic accident or cold-blooded murder. At the Crime Scene - The victim died after falling from a balcony. Students have to collect information on the distance of the body from the building to determine whether it was an accidental fall or murder. At the Mortuary - Students must match a bite mark left on the body with teeth impressions taken from three suspects to find out who was with the victim when he fell. Answers included. Here are some other resources you may be interested in: Crime Scene Algebra - Writing & Using Formulae Crime Scene Algebra - Using Formulae & Linear Regression
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Fractions, Decimals & Percentages - Colour by Number Activity

Fractions, Decimals & Percentages - Colour by Number Activity

This is a fun way for students to revise how to change between fractions, decimals and percentages using a famous artist (Fernand Leger) colouring sheet. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about fractions, decimals, percentages and art!
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Volume Graphic Organisers

Volume Graphic Organisers

A useful set of graphic organisers that covers the following topics: - Explanation of a unit cube - Calculating volume by counting unit cubes - Identifying prisms - Explanation of a cross-section - Calculating volume of prisms using dimensions - Calculating volume of cylinders I print these as an A5 booklet and then students glue it into their notebooks. They can then use it for revision as a 'how to' guide.
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Maths Clip Art

Maths Clip Art

Here is a collection of 155 images (png files) that can be used in your Maths resources. Your purchase will contain images of the following items: - calculator - ruler - pencil - unifix cubes ('making ten') - dice - tally marks - protractor - triangles (scalene, equilateral, isosceles, right-angle) - angles (right, acute, obtuse, reflex) - shape with interior angle labelled (pentagon, hexagon, octagon) - parts of a circle - parallel lines - bar chart Colours: There are 6 different colours available for the calculator, pencil, ruler, tally marks and dice. Two colours are available for the bar chart and unifix cubes. All images also come in black and white. Background: The types of angles, parts of a circle, bar charts and parallel line images have a white background. All other images have a transparent background.
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Simplifying Expressions - Colour by Number Activity

Simplifying Expressions - Colour by Number Activity

This is a fun way for students to revise simplifying expressions (with multiplication signs) using a famous artist (Keith Haring) colouring sheet. Students identify the solution to each question in one of the three answer boxes. They then find the question number on the colouring sheet and colour the section in the colour that corresponds to their answer. Included in your purchase is a question sheet, answer sheet and colouring sheet. I print this as an A5 booklet (also included) so that students can then glue this into their notebooks. Students can also mark their answers by comparing their colouring sheet to the original artwork. An engaging way for students to learn about algebra and art!
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Pick, Flip, Check Numbers Bundle

Pick, Flip, Check Numbers Bundle

Kids will love these Pick, Flip & Check activities. They use a paper clip or clothes peg to clip their answers to the question in the centre of the card. Then they flip the card over to check their answers! A fun way for kids to practice factors, multiples, cube numbers, square numbers and prime numbers. Plus no marking for you! How to assemble: - print on card* - cut around the edge - fold in half and glue the two halves together. *or paper and then laminate once folded.
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Kids Clip Art BUNDLE

Kids Clip Art BUNDLE

This 40 piece set consists of 8 different kids standing, sitting, holding chalk boards and white boards. All images are in PNG format and have a high resolution for printing and resizing.
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