For students and teachers of A level Maths & Further Maths

These teaching resources for the 2017 specifications are provided by MEI. They are linked with MEI's scheme of work which can be used with any of the 2017 A level specifications.

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AS Problem solving | Problem solving posters Six problems which can be accessed by students starting A level Mathematics, providing an opportunity to think about the three Overarching Themes. |

AS Surds and indices | Surds arithmagons Developing understanding of the inverse processes of multiplication and division of surds. |

AS Quadratic functions | Quadratics two-way table Making links between the algebraic and graphical representations of quadratics, particularly those which do not factorise over integers. |

AS Equations and inequalities | Categorising quadratic inequalities Encouraging students to become fluent with quadratic inequalities, focusing on three properties simultaneously. |

AS Coordinate geometry | Tilted square A problem-solving activity to support students in building upon their GCSE knowledge and discovering the ideas involved at A level. |

AS Trigonometry | Solving trigonometric equations Card sorts to support students in developing confidence in solving trigonometric equations which involve the use of trigonometric identities. |

AS Polynomials | Equations of cubic curves This activity is designed to help students make links between the factorised form of a cubic and its graph, particularly the axes intercepts. |

AS Graphs and transformations | Understanding transformations Reading values from graphs to deepen understanding of links between a transformed function and its graph. |

AS The binomial expansion | Binomial expansion section test A short student test with answers. There are similar tests on Integral for all topics and students can enter their answers online for immediate feedback. |

AS Differentiation | With or without calculus? Two problems which can both be solved with or without differentiation. |

AS Integration | Calculus card match Using index and surd form in differentiation and integration. |

AS Vectors | Properties of vectors Given a set of properties of vectors, arrange a set of vectors so that each property is satisfied by one or two of the vectors. |

AS Exponentials and logarithms | Benford's Law An article about an application of logarithms followed by questions. |

AS Data collection | Sampling techniques Focusing on the appropriateness of different sampling techniques for different statistical investigations. |

AS Data processing, presentation and interpretation | Histogram reconstruction A puzzle for students to use given information to recreate a number of histograms. |

AS Probability | Thinking about probability Focusing on independent and mutually exclusive events. |

AS The binomial distribution | Binomial experiment Introducing the binomial distribution through a dice experiment. This spreadsheet is used. |

AS Statistical hypothesis testing using the binomial distribution | Matching critical regions Developing the idea of critical regions through a matching activity. |

AS Kinematics | Constant acceleration activity A noughts and crosses game based on the constant acceleration formulae. |

AS Forces and Newton's laws of motion | Feeling forces Three simple experiments which help students to focus on forces and describe these using force diagrams. |

AS Variable acceleration | Motion graphs Given one motion graph, deduce related ones. |

A level Proof | The irrationality of √2 Designed to help students focus on aspects of proof by contradiction. Students need to arrange 22 cards to make two coherent proofs. There are opportunities for critiquing and extending. |

A level Trigonometry | Arcs and sectors A problem-solving activity aimed at developing fluency where students have to complete the missing entries in a grid. |

A level Sequences and series | Thinking about sequences Converting between various algebraic and numeric representations of sequences and series. |

A level Functions | Domain-range grid Encouraging students to think about the natural domains and ranges of all the functions they have met. |

A level Differentiation | Tangents and normals Using the chain, product and quotient rules in finding equations of tangents and normals. |

A level Trigonometric functions | Sometimes, Always, Never True Trigonometric statements A group activity where students decide for what range of x-values a statement is true and give a justification for their decision. |

A level Algebra | Correct me This 'student work' contains many of the common errors that are made when using the binomial theorem. |

A level Trigonometric identities | Three challenge questions A selection of three questions involving concepts from a number of the trigonometry units, aimed at challenging students to think. |

A level Further differentiation | Product and quotient rule dominoes A set of 20 dominoes which provides students with an opportunity to practise the product and quotient rules with trigonometric, exponential and logarithmic functions. |

A level Integration | Methods of integration A group activity deciding on the method required to integrate each of a range of functions. |

A level Parametric equations | Parametric cards Given seven functions x = f(t) and seven functions y = g(t), use information provided to pair them up to give seven parametric curves. |

A level Vectors | Properties of 3D vectors Arrange a set of given vectors so that each of the properties in a grid is satisfied by one or more vectors. |

A level Differential equations | The world population A comprehension paper which involves modelling using differential equations. |

A level Numerical methods | Investigating iterative formulae A collaborative task which encourages students to explore various rearrangements of an equation in order to produce an iterative formula which homes in on a root of the equation. |

A level Probability | Huge Venn diagram Introducing the ideas of conditional probability through a Venn diagram. |

A level Probability distributions | Normal curves A task for students to make strong visual links between probabilities, areas under normal curves, and the cumulative normal probability function. |

A level Hypothesis testing | Correlation game A game which builds students' understanding of the connection between a scatter diagram and the correlation value. |

A level Kinematics | General motion Arranging a set of cards to form solutions to two kinematics questions. |

A level Force and motion | Newton's Laws experiments Encouraging students to experience and visualise scenarios based around force and motion. |

A level Moments | Balancing a ruler A resource motivating the study of moments. |

A level Projectiles | Projectile problems Designing projectiles questions with a particular feature, such as specified time of flight. |

A level Friction | Law of friction Establishing the inequality F≤μR as a model for friction. |