April 5, 2019
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April 5, 2019
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March 27, 2019
Tell your year 8 or 9 students this test is designed to test their ability to concentrate and use logic while doing a challenging test under pressure.

Tell students to circle the ‘correct’ answer. Then wait to see how long it takes them to think you have totally lost the plot! You can make copies of the test using the PDF links below. You can put the answers up later on the smart board or just read out the answers.

Mathspig April Fools Math Test 1 USA

Mathspig April Fools Math Test 2 USA

Mathspig April Fools Math Test ANSWER USA

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March 27, 2019
Tell your year 8 or 9 students this test is designed to test their ability to concentrate and use logic while doing a challenging test under pressure.

Tell students to circle the ‘correct’ answer. Then wait to see how long it takes them to think you have totally lost the plot! You can make copies of the test using the PDF links below. You can put the answers up later on the smart board.

**Mathspig April Fools Maths Test 1**

**Mathspig April Fools Maths Test 2 **

**Mathspig April Fools Maths Test ANSWER**

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March 25, 2019

“**A growing body of research shows us that outdoor play leads to better physical and mental health, has positive effects on cognitive function and learning, and reduces the incidence of behavioural problems**.” Maria Zotti, **Nature Play, SA**.

Peter Dunstan, Principal Kilkenny PS, SA, writes in **SAPPA** magazine, Primary Focus, that outdoor play fosters “**wonderment, independence and freedom**” as well as “**social skills, imagination, creativity and problem solving**”.

Inspired by SAPPA and NaturePlay, Mathspig has produced her own outdoorsy maths list:

References:

7. Robin Hood Give us your best shot.

9. You can measure the volume of your lungs by blowing one breath into a balloon and pushing it into a full bucket of water. Measure the overflow.

15: Outdoor Maths: Times Tables

21. Light intensity links. Here and here.

25. Sound Volume Measurement

36. Killer heels that really kill.

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March 25, 2019
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March 15, 2019

**And don’t for get the FAKE tan.**

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