A quick free logic puzzle for our favourite time of year Valentines Day, we are NumberLoving after all!
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‘<3’ Is a HEART, composed of two parts.
In Mathematics, this means “less than three”.
Because in real life, LOVE has no space for a third,
Love is only you and me!
It is that time of year and both NumberLoving authors are feeling the love with two weddings to plan, so here are some more math Valentine’s Day activities!
Mathematical Valentine Rhyme Challenge
Challenge your pupils to write a mathematical rhyme including a set number of mathematical terms. This is a great idea I found on Craft Moms share blog here and the example on the left is taken from their blog and includes 7 maths terms. I will be challenging my pupils to come up with their rhymes for homework! Check this one out, not by a pupil but still a great poem!
We have a number of Valentine and love themed mysteries, in which pupils use the clues to solve the question. Mysteries are a thinking skills activity in which pupils use the clues to solve problems. Check out our post Pi Day
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Googol power bring a wide variety of activities, I love this activity finding the area and perimeter of hearts. Pupils estimate and for extra challenge ask them to calculate. Even better get pupils to use Desmos as described in Colleen Young’s blog here to create their own heart, math-o-gram. Then ask pupils to find the area and perimeter.
One of my favourite activities making heart shaped mobius strips and other great ideas in our blog “Valentine’s Day, send Mobius Hearts Our Way” for other valentine maths activities.
Make Sierpiński sieve pop heart with instructions from 360 (don’t be put off by the dinosaur).
Speed dating with data collection in this blog we describe how to set up a speed dating activity allowing for data collection.
So who will be your math-en-tine?
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