Figure This

figurethisA series of animated maths problems that can be displayed on your IWB for a quick warm-up /plenary activity.  Not interactive but very visual.  The site contains problems on:

Algebra
Equations, linear (8)Stamps, (30)Smiles, (58)Gone Fishin’, (74)The Race
Functions, compare & contrast (7)Double or Not, (50)Animal Ages
Graphs of Lines (8)Stamps, (50)Animal Ages, (65)Tan-Don’t Burn
Modeling problems (1)Line Up!, (29)Salaries, (42)Rose Bowl, (44)Table for 19, (77)Movie Money, (80)Gifts Galore
Patterns, representing (6)Which Way?, (8)Stamps, (11)Play Ball!, (41)Radar Bills, (80)Gifts Galore
Problem Solving using Symbols (21)Body Mass, (30)Smiles, (58)Gone Fishin’, (60)Number Tricks
Rate of Change, constant (7)Double or Not, (29)Salaries, (33)Access Ramp
Representations, comparing (7)Double or Not, (11)Play Ball!, (21)Body Mass, (29)Salaries, (60)Number Tricks
Variable (21)Body Mass, (60)Number Tricks, (75)Glide Ratio
Geometry
2-D and 3-D figures, properties (3)Popcorn, (4)Don’t Fall In, (15)Big Trees, (35)Fire Hydrant, (54)Cut the Cake, (55)Decorating Boxes, (76)Visualizing
2-D representations of 3-D figures (9)Mirror Mirror, (40)Putt-Putt, (54)Cut the Cake, (55)Decorating Boxes, (57)Envelopes
Connections to other disciplines (3)Popcorn, (4)Don’t Fall In, (5)Upside Down?, (37)Map Colors, (43)Seeing Stars, (51)Bar Codes, (56)Drip Drops, (62)Keeping Cool
Coordinate Geometry (8)Stamps, (79)Morphing
Geometric models of algebraic concepts (45)Three Squares, (46)Time Zones, (54)Cut the Cake
Induction and deduction (4)Don’t Fall In, (20)Who Played Whom?, (42)Rose Bowl
Networks (6)Which Way?
Scale Drawing (61)Statue of Liberty
Similarity/Congruence (59)Japanese Floors, (61)Statue of Liberty
Transformations (5)Upside Down?, (9)Mirror Mirror, (40)Putt-Putt, (41)Radar Bills, (49)Angolan Designs, (73)A Shard or Two, (79)Morphing
Measurement
Angles and Length (9)Mirror Mirror, (10)What’s My Angle, (39)Patios, (40)Putt-Putt, (44)Table for 19, (66)Airport Runways
Area and Circumference (15)Big Trees, (23)Fractals, (32)Windshield Wipers, (39)Patios, (54)Cut the Cake
Estimation (1)Line Up, (2)Beating Heart, (3)Popcorn, (10)What’s My Angle, (15)Big Trees, (47)VCR
Metric and customary units (34)Faster, (67)When in Rome
Rates and velocity (1)Line Up, (2)Beating Heart, (16)Beanie Babies, (18)Tern Turn
Scale factors (23)Fractals, (61)Statue of Liberty
Surface Area & Volume (3)Popcorn, (12)Chocolate!, (62)Keeping Cool
Units, appropriate (3)Popcorn, (15)Big Trees, (34)Faster, (74)The Race
Units, relationships (10)What’s My Angle, (34)Faster, (67)When in Rome
Number
Compare and order decimals, fractions, percents (14)Battling Averages, (17)Perplexing Percentages, (25)Grape Juice Jungle, (36)Majority Vote
Factors (22)Combination Locks, (31)Tournaments, (37)Monday’s Child
Integers (6)Which Way, (13)Thirteen! Oh No!, (46)Time Zones
Large numbers and notation (2)Beating Heart, (7)Double or Not, (11)Play Ball!, (28)Pigeonholes, (56)Drip Drops
Percentages >100 and <1 (17)Perplexing Percentages, (36)Majority Vote
Ratio and proportions (14)Battling Averages, (24)Gasoline Tanks, (25)Grape Juice Jungle, (47)VCR
Solve problems with decimals, fractions, percents (3)Popcorn, (8)Stamps, (14)Battling Averages, (15)Big Trees, (47)VCR, (71)Archeology
Statistics & Probability
Averages, Centers and Spreads (14)Battling Averages, (36)Majority Vote, (78)Bowl ’em Over
Collecting Data (26)I Win!, (29)Salaries, (64)Wheel of Fortune
Complementary and mutually exclusive events (36)Majority Vote, (63)Matching Birthdays, (68)Bones
Formulate Questions (29)Salaries, (19)Two Points, (36)Majority Vote
Graphical represenations of data (20)Basketball Picks, (48)Working Hours, (53)Census, (64)Wheel of Fortune, (70)Soda
Make conjectures about differences (27)Life Expectancy, (29)Salaries, (71)Archeology, (72)TV Ratings
Make conjectures about relationships (27)Life Expectancy, (29)Salaries, (68)Bones, (72)TV Ratings
Probability, Apply (19)Two Points, (26)I Win!, (52)Capture-Recapture, (63)Matching Birthdays, (69)Misaddressed

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