There are 366 different Starters of The Day, many to
choose from. You will find below some starters on the topic of Multiple Intelligences. A lesson starter does not have to be on the same
topic as the main part of the lesson or the topic of the previous lesson. It is
often very useful to revise or explore other concepts by using a starter based on a
totally different area of Mathematics.

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### Multiple Intelligences Starters:

Make more of analogies to help remember mathematical concepts.

This activity requires students to memorise fifteen numbers in a three by five grid.

This is the Maths version of the traditional memory game. Memorise 10 mathematical facts then recall them as they disappear from view.

Memorise a picture made up of geometrical shapes

Work out which team played which from the information given.

Can you improve your ability to remember telephone numbers?

Can you solve this paradox by agreeing whether the statements are right or wrong?

March 14th is Pi Day. The third month and the 14th day relates to 3.14 which is pi to three significant figures. How many figures of pi can you memorise?

Can you draw 4 straight lines, without taking your pencil off the paper, which pass through all 9 roses?

Place a symbol between the four and the five to get a number greater than four and less than five.

A quick quiz about five items on a shopping list written 40 years ago.

Allow two trains to pass by using the limited amount of siding space.

Separate three rows of three animals using three squares.

What is the sum of the numbers missing from the given Sudoku puzzle?

Turn mathematical words into designs which will help you remember the meanings of the words.

## Exercises

#### Braille

Investigate the possibility of redesigning the Braille alphabet to make it easier to learn.

#### Code Cracker

Crack the code by replacing the encrypted letters in the given text. There are lots of hints provided about code breaking techniques.

#### Cubical Net Challenge

Find all the ways of painting the faces of cubes using only two colours.

#### Fizz Buzzer

The digital version of the popular fizz buzz game. Press the buzzers if they are factors of the counter.

#### Geometry Toolbox

Create your own dynamic geometrical diagrams using this truly amazing tool from GeoGebra.

#### Hula Hoops

If a number of Hula Hoops are dropped on the floor, what is the maximum number of regions they might form?

#### Maths Analogies

Make more of analogies to help remember mathematical concepts.

#### Mystery Numbers

If '7 D in a W' stands for 7 days in a week, what do you think these mystery numbers are?

#### Paradox

Arrange the mathematical statements so as not to create a paradox.

#### Pascal's Patterns

See the number patterns on Pascal's Triangle with this colourful, interactive application.

#### Tables Conga

Use the arrow keys to collect all the multiples in order while avoiding the Conga Virus!

#### Tools

In how many different ways can the numbers be arranged to give the same totals?

#### Tran Towers

An adventure game requiring students to solve puzzles as they move through the old mansion.

#### Wordles

Remember these mathematical words for their shape and movement.

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