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A World Without Maths What is multiplication?

Dave is building a new garden wall for Mrs Sharma. It’s taking a very, very long time. He is doing his best but keeps running out of bricks. This sounds like a job for Multiplication Boy. Can Multiplication Boy help Dave with some repeated addition on his number line? Will Dave be able to calculate exactly how many bricks to ...
  • 2018
  • 00:05:08
  • 5-8
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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French Grammar Vite! Vite! Vite!: Numbers, quantities, dates and times

For this game, all four students have been dropped off in different locations around Paris, with one student focusing on numbers, one on quantities, one on dates and one on times. Each student will have to complete a number of tasks in order to be given directions to an undisclosed location. Teacher notes: You could split your class up into ...
  • 2018
  • 00:05:10
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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French Grammar Salut toi!: Articles

Taking turns, each student is posed a question by a member of the French public. They then have to state if the article in the sentence is definite, indefinite or partitive. Correct answers result in points, while incorrect answers result in a pie in the face! Teacher notes: You could split your class into teams and get each to come ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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French Grammar Duels de cartons: Adverbs

In a game of Duels de cartons, four British students are tested on their knowledge of French adverbs. Taking turns, each student is presented with three boxes, each one with an adverb on it. They are then presented with a series of sentences on cue cards, all with their adverbs missing. The students then have to select the box with ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:16
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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French Grammar Finissez de boire: Conjunctions

Nestled in a cosy Parisian café, four British students take part in a game of Finissez de boire, all with the aim of improving their knowledge of French conjunctions. For this grammatical challenge, each student is presented with three cups, each one with a conjunction on it. They will then be posed a sentence with the conjunction missing. To complete ...
  • 2018
  • 00:04:05
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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French Grammar Fais ceci, fais cela: Prepositions

In a game called Fais ceci, fais cela the students pair up into two teams, with one team member giving the other instructions using sentences that contain prepositions which they must interpret correctly to find a destination. The team that gets the most points wins the tickets. Teacher notes: You could split your class up into pairs and set up ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:53
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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French Grammar Bon appétit: Nouns

Bon Appétit sees four British students go trolley-to-trolley in a Parisian supermarket, all with the aim of improving their knowledge of French nouns. Split into two teams, this film sees the students racing against the clock, with each team having only a few minutes to buy as much food as possible. Simple enough, but with one small challenge. One team may ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:25
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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French Grammar Tomber à l'eau: Pronouns

In a game called Tomber à l'eau, the students split into pairs and test the waters on their knowledge of French pronouns. A member from each team is blindfolded several steps away from the pool. There they must successfully use the pronouns given to them by their teammate in a sentence. Any incorrect answers result in the student taking a ...
  • 2018
  • 00:03:56
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/03/2019

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Cracking the Code Programming a robot crocodile

A class build a Lego crocodile and use Raspberry Pi computers and the Scratch programming language to make it snap its jaws! Science presenter Minna Kane explains how you can plug your keyboard and monitor into a tiny Raspberry Pi computer and use open source coding software to program it. We see a primary school class build model crocodiles out ...
  • 2013
  • 00:04:02
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/21/2019

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Cracking the Code What are bitmap graphics?

A primary school class use black and white squares to represent the pixels that make up images as bitmaps. In an exercise to show how computer graphics are made, two teams are given pictures to make out of just black and white squares. The instructions are in binary code; a 0 means a white square and a 1 a black ...
  • 2013
  • 00:04:33
  • 9-12
  • Added on: 08/21/2019

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