# MathsClass

A blog about teaching and learning in a maths classroom.

## MathsClass This Week 3 August 2013

Saturday, 03 August 2013 | 0 Comments

TeachMeet AC Maths on Thursday gone was fantastic. Check out the wiki page for the presentations.

This Week

Tessellations 31 Jul 2013

Includes examples of how various planes shapes tesselate together.

Three tools to make tessellations online.

Grids to save or pint to make tessellations.

Starting with a grain of sand and multiplying by ten, Deane leads to a making a scale model of the earth and the sun.

Problem. Can you arrange 9 matchsticks to create 7 triangles?

Sweet number puzzle – Curiosity Show 31 Jul 2013

Place 10 objects in 5 rows of 4. Number puzzle.

Deane shows how the volume of an irregular container can be calculated using a ruler.

Great prompt for a problem solving activity.

Demonstrate how to draw different kinds of quadrilaterals on the grid or the pinboard.

Investigate the relationship between the different quadrilaterals.

Classifying Quadrilaterals by colouring 29 Jul 2013

Classifying Quadrilaterals by Four Sides 29 Jul 2013

Classifying quadrilaterals by the four sides and whether or not they have right angles or parallel sides.

Equations with Fractions 29 Jul 2013

This interactive requires you to solve 8 equations containing fractions. Drag and drop the correct answer beside the matching question.

### This week on MathsFaculty

Toothpick Puzzle

Content: Activity, Hands-on, Poster · File type: PDF · 31 Jul 2013

Make A Geodesic Dome

Content: Activity, Hands-on · File type: PDF · 31 Jul 2013

Content: Worksheet – Print · File type: PowerPoint · 6 files · 31 Jul 2013

Content: Worksheet – Print · File type: PDF, Word · 2 files · 30 Jul 2013

The Function Zoo : A lesson design to help students organise their knowledge about functions

Content: Activity, Lesson · File type: PDF, PowerPoint · 2 files · 27 Jul 2013 · by Nordin Zuber

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