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