Someone has stolen some famous artwork by M C Escher. There are 6 key suspects. But... "whodunnit"...?
Crime Crackers is a fun educational challenge for Year 9 students, which tests problem-solving and teamwork skills.
Teams of four students will test their maths skills to try and solve the clues and crack the crime!
Awards will be given for good teamwork and for the most successful detectives.
- Improve problem-solving skills
- Improve teamwork and communication skills
- Be more confident in mathematics
Who will benefit from attending?
Crime Crackers is aimed at higher ability Year 9 students who want to improve their mathematical and teamwork skills.
Each team will get a set of puzzles which they must solve together. Each correct puzzle can be taken to the Police Station and swapped for a clue. Once teams have collected enough clues, they should be able to work out "whodunnit"!
Materials and Equipment
Pupils should bring a pen, a pencil, and a calculator.
Year 9 students only, organised into groups of four. Each team must be accompanied by a teacher or teaching assistant. Schools entering multiple teams must bring one responsible adult per team; however, in the case of the additional teams, this could be a sixth former.
Problem solving, Reasoning
Wed 11th Mar 2020
09:30 - 14:30
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