Free resources for teaching and assessment of key mathematical processes for 11-16 year olds

Golden mazes

 

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Golden mazes pupil stimulus
Golden mazes teacher notes
Golden mazes progression table
Golden mazes interactives

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Description: Pupils investigate what effect the route taken through a series of mazes has on the number of gold coins that can be collected.

Suitability: Pupils working at all levels; individuals or pairs.

Time: Up to 1 hour

Equipment: Squared or dotty paper, coins/counters/multi-link cubes, calculator

Key mathematical language: Odd/even, parity, path, sum, maximum, conjecture, proof