# HB Piwakawaka Maths Problem Solving T1 and 2 2020

• Posted on: 21 April 2020

Once a week this year we will join HB Piwakawaka together for a maths problem solving session.

https://nzmaths.co.nz/what-problem-solving

https://nrich.maths.org/public/topic.php?group_id=8&code=-304

TERM 1:

Week 4
Numicon picture boards, make a number using Numicon, How many ways can you make a hexagon, Lego challenge - make a pet and a habitat, Light Table block creations
Week 5
The CCC has to weed, tidy and prune the garden beds around school - how many beds are there? Go out and count them.
What equipment might they need for the job?
Do they need a set of tools between them, or one each?
If each bed needs a team of 5 working on it plus equipment - how many work teams/workers/equipment… do they need? Use Numicon to do arrays for the multiplication elements.
Week 6
Thursday maths programme brought to Wednesday due to swimming sports.
Week 7
Maths Games (kids liked this and want to do it again)
Week 8
Bridge building - lego, large tubes, popsicle sticks etc - can they build a bridge across a span, that can carry a weight (car, toy, child)
Week 9 - ACTIVITY FOR EVERYONE in HB Piwakawaka: (remote learning due to lockdown)
Make a tessellation and put a photo of it onto Seesaw with a comment about what you did.
http://sofia.nmsu.edu/~pmorandi/math112f00/EscherRectangle.html.
http://mathengaged.org/resources/activities/art-projects/tessellations/.

TERM 2: This term begins in lockdown. Activities are loaded to our website.

Week 1
Create a maze. https://app.seesaw.me/pages/shared_activity?share_token=msvjqNBURCORRpqn...

Week 2
Just a minute. https://app.seesaw.me/pages/shared_activity?share_token=a8n-N16cSvKRUyAY...

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