A cube number is when a number is multiplied by itself and then by itself again. Cube numbers can be visually represented with cube diagrams. Make 3D models of these cube numbers using sugar cubes, square Lego bricks, clay. How many cubes did you need?
An ice-cream seller kept a record of the ice-cream sold in his shop over a week. Can you draw a pie chart to show the most popular ice-cream?
A shopkeeper keeps a record of the fruits sold in his shop. Can you draw a pie chart to show the most popular fruit? Which fruit is the most popular?
Look at the information in this table, then draw up a bar chart using the axes below and answer the questions.
Look at this pictogram, which shows the number of goals scored by Premier League teams in one week, and then answer the questions.
There is a treasure chest buried on an island, and a sailor has come to find it. Read the story clues and follow the sailor’s route to help him find the treasure.
Are you ready to uncover dastardly deeds and confront super-evil villains, armed just with your mathematical skills and lots of courage? Join Oscar Octo and Penelope Penta, agents for the Geometric World Spy Agency, to track down a mysterious nemesis. There'll be a few (ok, a load!) of number puzzles to solve along the way, all designed to challenge KS2 mathematicians to the limit. Will you accept your mission?
Seven children competed in a 25 metre swimming race. This is how long it took each of them, in seconds, to complete the race. Can you find the mode, range, median and mean from this data set?
Starting on a Monday, take a record of the number of minutes of television you have watched every day. Record your information in this blank table. Now see if you can use this information to construct a line graph.
Make a list of first names of 20 people you know. Write their full first names, not their nicknames. Can you divide these names into groups according to the number of letters in each name? Complete a tally chart to help you. Now use this information to construct a bar chart.
Daniel gets home from school at 4.30pm. He goes to bed at 8.30pm. This pie chart shows the time Daniel spends in the evening (over these four hours) on different activities. See if you can answer these questions about the pie chart.
A line graph is used to show a trend over a number of days or hours. It is plotted as a series of points, joined with straight lines. Look at this line graph showi the temperature every day of last week at noon and see if you can answer the questions.
This bar chart shows the number of books read in a year by a class of children. Have a look at the chart and then answer the questions.
Plot these four co-ordinates and then join them up to make a shape. What kind of shape is it?
See if you can buy or borrow a thermometer for this activity. Put the thermometer outside your home somewhere safe. Take a reading of the thermometer at the following times. Write the temperature in each blank box in degrees Celsius or centigrade. Now plot a line graph with your findings. How are temperature and time of day linked?
This line graph shows how the temperature outside Mary’s house changes over the course of one day. Can you read the graph and answer the following questions?
When finding the MODE of a set of results, you need to look for the result that occurs most often. Find the mode spelling score from each of the groups in this class.
Can you cut out the pictures below and put them into the correct circle and then answer the questions.
Can you put these numbers into this Venn diagram? Now put the same numbers into this Carroll Diagram. Think about each number in turn and then cross it off when you have put it into the correct place. It may help to write a list of multiples of 7 and 5 before you start.
What’s your favourite part of Christmas? Find information about the best aspects of the festive season for as many people as you can by asking your friends at school and your family at home. They will need to choose from the list in the table. Keep a tally of the numbers using this tally chart. Now use these axes to draw your own bar chart to show the information you have found.