Archives for "December, 2009"

Posted by Peter on 30th December 2009

Year 6 Maths worksheet: Converting metric units (2)

This is about as hard as it gets for converting larger metric units to smaller ones. The larger units all include decimals and a good knowledge of multiplying by 10, 100 or 1000 is needed. As a special treat the last question is really tricky; How many centimetres in 1.9 kilometres. I imagine that there […]

Posted by Peter on 27th December 2009

Maths puzzle: Initial numbers answers

I bet you can’t wait to get the answers to those frustrating letters I put on the site last week. Well, here they are. Some are very simple, such as: 28 days in February or 1066 Battle of Hastings. For the full answer list  click on the link. Initials Numbers answers Download “Initials_answer”File Size: 48.75 […]

Posted by Peter on 23rd December 2009

01.10.01.10.01.10

Well it looks as if the Binary Age is almost upon us and we’ve been waiting a long time for this tremendous event. Of course 1st January 2010 can be represented as 01.01.10, but New Year’s Day is just the start of something much bigger. The 1st second of the 1st minute of the 1st […]

Posted by Peter on 18th December 2009

Maths puzzle: Initial Numbers

It’s the last day of term and snowing quite heavily here so it looks as if there is no school at all for many children. Teachers will not be getting their pressies or having their last afternoon parties! Oh well, here is a little puzzle for you to contemplate over the Christmas period. Each number […]

Posted by Peter on 17th December 2009

Maths Worksheet: Converting metric units (1)

The Metric system is so much easier than the old Imperial system, but there are still a few problems which come up when converting larger units to smaller units. Before attempting this certain facts need to be learnt off by heart, including; 10 mm = 1 cm 100 cm = 1 m 1000m = 1 […]

Posted by Peter on 16th December 2009

Resource of the Week: Adding puzzle for Christmas

Once again from the stats I can see that everyone is very busy with shopping, eating, drinking etc so will join you all and have a week off. I will leave you with a little puzzle given to us by Mathsphere which we sent up a year ago in case you have nothing better to […]

Posted by Peter on 15th December 2009

Tables worksheet: 2, 5 and 10 times tables

Practice makes perfect, and this multiplication page gives loads of practice for the 2x, 5x and 10x tables. This is the first stage in introducing the idea of filling in a multiplication grid, multiplying the numbers across and down to fill in the grid. The first time children come across this they will probably need […]

Posted by Peter on 14th December 2009

Time: Days, hours, minutes and seconds

By year 4 children are expected to know that: 1 week = 7 days 1 day = 24 hours 1 hour = 60 minutes 1 minute = 60 seconds This maths worksheet uses this knowledge to answer  some straightforward questions. It also requires a calculator so more detailed information can be found, such as the […]

Posted by Peter on 11th December 2009

Coming Soon: Time, the Metric System and tables.

By year 4 children are expected to know that: 1 week = 7 days 1 day = 24 hours 1 hour = 60 minutes 1 minute = 60 seconds One of next week’s maths worksheets uses this knowledge to answer  some straightforward questions. It also requires a calculator so more detailed information can be found, […]

Posted by Peter on 10th December 2009

Maths worksheet: Negative numbers on a number line (2)

This is the second page on  placing negative numbers on a number line, probably most suited to year 4 children. It asks for an arrow to be drawn to the correct position on the number line for each of the numbers shown. Once again try to use the term ‘negative number’ rather than ‘minus’ which […]