Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts

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Times tables loop cards
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KS3  | Published: 11/01/2016 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Multiplication and division
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Solving factorised quadratics - treasure hunt
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 18/12/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Quadratics – factorising and expanding
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Arithmetic challenge
An arithmetic challenge for use either as loop cards or domi  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 23/04/2015 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts
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Venn diagram dominoes
A dominoes activity involving matching a probability expression  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 17/10/2014 | From the resource collection(s): Probability | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Venn diagrams
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Negative and fractional indices treasure hunt
This resource combines a treasure hunt with a code breaking activity  … read more
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KS4 KS5  | Published: 30/08/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Indices
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Length and mass units – matching games
Two sets of dominoes to check conversion of length (mm, cm, m  … read more
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KS3 KS4  | Published: 07/06/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Metric units
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Distance/acceleration dominoes
Match the expressions for distance and acceleration by differentiating  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 31/05/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Differentiation | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts
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Logarithm dominoes – in terms of log(2)
Create a domino loop by matching equivalent logs – use the product,  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 10/05/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Logarithms
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Logarithm dominoes – simplifying logs
Create a domino chain by simplifying logarithms, tackling product,  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 26/04/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Logarithms
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Logarithm dominoes – what's the argument?
Create a continuous domino loop by finding the argument when  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 19/04/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Logarithms
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Logarithm dominoes – what's the base?
Match the correct base to each given log, creating a domino chain.  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 19/04/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Logarithms
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Logarithm dominoes – evaluating logs
Match the equivalent expressions using the basic logarithm definition.  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 19/04/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Logarithms
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Transformations treasure trail
Transform the arrows to find out where the treasure is hidden.  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 12/04/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Transformations – mixed
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Integration dominoes – simple polynomials
Integrate each polynomial to create a continuous loop of dominoes.  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 14/02/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Integration
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Differentiation dominoes 3 – chain, product and quotient rules
Differentiate each expression to create a continuous loop of  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 01/02/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Differentiation | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts
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Differentiation Dominoes 2 – factorised quadratics
Differentiate the quadratic expressions to create a continuous  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 11/01/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Differentiation | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts
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Differentiation Dominoes 1 – simple polynomials
Create a continuous chain of dominoes by differentiating polynomials.  … read more
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KS5  | Published: 11/01/2013 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Differentiation | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts
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Trigonometry treasure hunt
Work out the solution to the question to find the next card in  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 21/09/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Trigonometry – SOHCAHTOA
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All fraction calculations - follow on cards
Match the questions with their answers to create a loop of dominoes.  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 22/06/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Fractions – fraction calculations
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5% and 10% treasure hunt
Find the simple percentages of amounts by matching the answers  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 01/06/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Percentages – simple percentages
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Indices dominoes
Use index laws to match the questions with the answers to create  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 02/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Indices
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Compound percentage loop cards
Create a continuous loop of dominoes by matching each compound  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 02/03/2012 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Percentages – compound percentages
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Simple index laws treasure hunt
Simplify the expressions by adding, subtracting and multiplying  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Indices
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Collecting like terms treasure hunt
Find the correct order of cards by collecting like terms. The  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Collecting like terms | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts
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Single brackets treasure hunt
Expand the brackets to find the correct sequence of cards. When  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Expanding/factorising single brackets
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Captain Sam's treasure trail
Captain Sam knows there is treasure buried on the island, but  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Angles – three figure bearings | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts
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Completing the square dominoes
Cut out the dominoes and complete the square to match the expressions.  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Quadratics – completing the square
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Solving quadratics dominoes
Solve the equations by factorising and then match the cards to  … read more
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KS4  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Quadratics – solving quadratics
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Metric/imperial units - follow on cards
Arrange the follow on cards in a loop to produce complete sentences.  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Metric/imperial conversion
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2D shape dominoes
Match the real life pictures with their mathematical names, such  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | 2D shapes – identifying polygons | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts
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Linear sequences dominoes
Match the linear sequences with the correct nth term.  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Algebra | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Sequences – nth term
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Rounding to 100 - follow on cards
Create a loop of dominoes by rounding numbers to 100. Use as  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Rounding and estimating
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Rounding to 10 - follow on cards
A dominoes activity for rounding numbers to 10.  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Rounding and estimating
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3D shape dominoes
Cut out and match the pictures of real life objects with the  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Solids and nets – identifying 3D shapes
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Equivalent, mixed and improper fractions - follow on cards
Match the questions with their answers to create a chain of dominoes.  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Fractions – equivalent, mixed and improper
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Fractions of amounts - follow on cards
As a whole class or in a small group, match the questions with  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Number | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Fractions – fractions of amounts
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Quadratic functions - treasure hunt
Find the solution to one card to get the next card in the sequence.  … read more
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KS4 KS5  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Core | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts | Non-linear graphs – quadratics and cubics
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Angles treasure hunt
Solve the angle problem to find the next card in the loop, creating  … read more
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KS3  | Published: 15/12/2011 | From the resource collection(s): Geometry and measure | Angles – basic rules and parallel lines | Dominoes, loop cards and treasure hunts
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