# Mathematics Investigations Teaching Resources

A collection of mathematics investigations that provide primary students with the opportunity to immerse themselves in hands-on, real-life learning activities. These investigations cover concepts including fractions, measurement, decimals and percentages and money. The investigations include teaching notes, answer sheets, detailed descriptions of the investigation, recording worksheets, checklists and reflection questions.

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### Chance and Data Maths Investigation - Roll Me a Six!

A mathematics investigation involving chance and data, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Decimals and Percentages Maths Investigation – Plan a Party!

Get your students connecting their maths knowledge to the real world with this decimals and percentages party planning project.

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### Perimeter Maths Investigation – Design a Garden

Get students to design a garden with this student-centred perimeter project for middle primary students.

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### Paper Airplane Challenge - Measuring Distance Maths Activity

Practise measuring distance and have fun hosting a paper plane competition using a printable math investigation workbook.

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### Adding and Subtracting Fractions Maths Investigation — Renovate with a Rug!

Immerse your students in all things fractions with this maths project based around a real-world scenario.

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### Data Maths Investigation – Line Up the Coins

A mathematics investigation about data, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Financial Planning Maths Investigation - My Day at Leisure Land!

A mathematics investigation involving financial planning, embedded in a real-world context.

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### 3D Objects Maths Investigation - Make Me a Radical Robot!

Relate knowledge of 3D shapes to the real world with this student-led mathematics project.

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### Financial Mathematics Maths Investigation – Let's Play Mini Golf!

A mathematics investigation about financial mathematics and measurement, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Data Maths Investigation - Which Reward?

A mathematics investigation involving data collection and representation, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Volume Investigation - Creating the Land of Cubes

A mathematics investigation involving volume, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Mass Investigation - How Heavy Are the Objects in Your Classroom?

Explore the mass of objects in the classroom with this mass mathematics investigation embedded in a real-world context.

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### Capacity Maths Investigation — Filling the Fish Tank Activity

A mathematics investigation involving capacity, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Informal Measurement Task - The Longest Finger

Explore informal measurement with a printable informal measurement task workbook.

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### The Solar System in Our Space — Mathematics Investigation

A mathematics investigation about number and the scale of the solar system, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Dot Day Circle Drawing Challenge - Maths Project

Celebrate International Dot Day and review knowledge of diameter, radius, and measurement with a Dot Day Geometry Challenge.

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### Mass Maths Investigation - How Much Do We Throw Away?

A mathematics investigation about measuring mass, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Emoji Equation Riddles - Determine the Unknown

Determine the value of an unknown variable in an equation with printable Emoji Maths Riddle task cards.

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### Capacity Maths Investigation - Bath Time at the Farm!

A mathematics investigation involving capacity, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Fractions Maths Investigation - Fly That Flag!

A mathematics investigation about fractions, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Area Investigation - Big, Loud Feet!

A mathematics investigation involving area, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Colossal Cinemas: Which Popcorn Popper? – Project

A project that encourages students to use imperial and customary units to measure popcorn poppers and the popcorn they produce.

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### Time Maths Investigation - The Sands of Time

A mathematics investigation about measuring time, embedded in a real-world context.

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### 2D Shape Maths Investigation - My Crazy Cubby House!

A mathematics investigation involving 2D shape, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Patterns Maths Investigation - Bands of Friendship

A mathematics investigation involving patterns, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Data Maths Investigation - Should I Buy It?

A mathematics investigation involving data collection and representation, embedded in a real-world context.

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### Maths Investigation - Prepare to Party (1)

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge of decimals and percentages to a real-world context.

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### Fractions Investigation - Fly That Flag (1)

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of fractions to a real-world context.

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### Maths Investigation - Prepare to Party (3)

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge of decimals and percentages to a real-world context.

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### Fractions Investigation - Fly That Flag (3)

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of fractions to a real-world context.

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### Fractions Investigation - Renovate with a Rug (3)

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge and understanding of fractions to a real-world context.

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### Maths Investigation - Prepare to Party (2)

A 60 minute lesson in which students will apply knowledge of decimals and percentages to a real-world context.