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YEAR 5 MATHEMATICS CHALLENGE

A challenge for young mathematicians to solve puzzles at six stations.

Working in pairs the Year 5 mathematicians will work through five problems during an eight minute period at each station. The activities during the could event could involve work with:

  Pentominoes   Tangrams   Railway timetables   Ordering playing cards   Dice   Mystery numbers   Domino jigsaw Shopping lists   Mazes   Code breaking   Sequences   Broken calculators   Make 24   Logic puzzles   Cross numbers

AND THE ANSWER IS ...

In the final round all young mathematicians participate in a multiple choice quiz involving up to 10 questions.


No preparation is required and all instructions for the activities during the afternoon will be clearly explained.

SUMMARY

Number of children from each school:  Four

Entry fee:  FREE

Duration of event, including tea:  2 hours 15 minutes