The Core and More
This resource has been compiled primarily for mathematics teachers of the 16-18 age range through support from the Mathematics Centre at the University of Chichester by four teachers who were central to the RAMP A level course from its inception.
They were released from their teaching to analyse and evaluate the course in operation, identify strengths and weaknesses and consider the contribution of the course in improvement in teaching and learning mathematics at advanced level.
The booklet covers some of the mathematical activities undertaken by students. They are representative of those introduced by teachers to enable students to master effectively a broad base of mathematical content and skills in the context of problems relevant to them.
Activities include: Design a barrel, Finding which items in a fruit bowl can be mathematically modelled, Statistics using travel data, 3-dimensional puzzles and problems, Trigonometric graphs, and Vectors.
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