# MathsClass

A blog about teaching and learning in a maths classroom.

## MathsClass This Week 10 August 2013

Saturday, 10 August 2013 | 0 Comments

Maths Delivers – Braking Distances 9 Aug 2013

A video investigating stopping distance with a Road Safety Engineer.

Also available is a guide for teachers. The video can be watched online or downloaded.

Incredible shrinking dollar 9 Aug 2013

Dan is shrinking a dollar on the dollar shrinking machine. If he shrinks the dollar nine times, how big will it be?

Size Comparison of EVERYTHING 9 Aug 2013

A little less “real-life” than The Scale of the Universe and Universcale, nevertheless, this size comparison of everything is probably more interesting to some students. Pity there's no scale on it.

Stacking Cups 8 Aug 2013

Stacking two different disposable cups.

Buckets! 8 Aug 2013

A #3act activity involving the volume of a prism.

This is good. RT JimPa23 #3act involving the volume of a prism. All 3 acts are available on this one. http://t.co/m0h1laGJld &mdash; Dan Meyer (ddmeyer) August 6, 2013

Toothpicks 8 Aug 2013

Making a pyramid out of toothpicks.

Guess how many levels he'll make with all those toothpicks.

Fractions of Regions Song 6 Aug 2013

A song with animation that introduces the denominator and numerator of fractions.

Formulae 5 Aug 2013

This interactive requires you to drag and drop each answer to its correct formula, evaluating its subject.

Based on New Signpost Mathematics 9 Stage 5.1–5.3.

Solving Inequations 5 Aug 2013

This interactive requires you to solve 10 inequations. Drag each answer and drop it beside the matching question.

Based on New Signpost Mathematics 9 Stage 5.1–5.3.

### This week on MathsFaculty

Yr 8 Rates and Ratio Quizzes (A, B, C, D)

Content: Quiz, Quizubes · File type: Keynote, PDF, PowerPoint · 3 files · 8 Aug 2013 · by Simon Borgert

Year 9 Coordinate Geometry Quizzes (A, B, C, D)

Content: Quiz, Quizubes · File type: Keynote, PDF, PowerPoint · 3 files · 8 Aug 2013 · by Simon Borgert

Classifying Data – Foldable

Content: Foldable, Hands-on · File type: PDF, PowerPoint · 3 files · 7 Aug 2013

Statistical Inquiry Foldable

Content: Foldable, Hands-on · File type: PDF, PowerPoint · 3 files · 6 Aug 2013

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Simon Job — eleventh year of teaching maths in a public high school in Western Sydney, Australia.
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