Resources removed from nzmaths

To ensure the quality of the content of nzmaths, we periodically review material. As part of this process, the following resources have been removed because they were out of date, relied on broken links, or were replaced with improved content. Where an alternative resource is available, a link is provided.

  • Coordinating the past was removed. The content was out of date. (September 2020)

  • Flash versions of the Equipment Animations were removed from the site. MP4 Equipment Animations were added to replace them. (September 2020)

  • The quirky quadrangle was removed. The work samples were beyond level 3. (August 2020).

  • Cutting bacon and egg pie was removed. Was intended as a pattern activity, but unlikely students will identify pattern. Not well supported. (August 2020).

  • Saving for surfing was removed. The activity and work samples were not well aligned. (August 2020).

  • Deliveries was removed. It was miscoded as a probability activity and was not a good example of an algebra activity. (August 2020).

  • People pyramids was removed. The content was too difficult for level 3. (August 2020).

  • Fraction patterns was removed. The patterns content and the fraction operations required were at significantly different levels. (August 2020).

  • Tricky rectangles was removed. Perimeter = area rectangles is a similar activity. (August 2020).

  • Angles was removed. Measuring angles and Simple angles include similar content (August 2020).

  • The Spreadsheet tutorial was removed. It was significantly out of date and better information is available online. (July 2020).

  • Predict away was removed. Its content is covered in the unit What's in the bag (July 2020).

  • Modeling numbers: 6-digit numbers was removed. Its content is part of Place value with whole numbers (July 2020).

  • Modeling numbers: Decimals was removed. Its content is part of Place value with whole numbers and decimals (July 2020).

  • Space tiling with Captain Planet was removed. Polyhedra (3D shapes) includes similar content (July 2020).
  • Building patterns constantly was removed and replaced with Building patterns (June 2020).
  • Building patterns incrementally was removed and replaced with Building patterns (June 2020).
  • Hundreds of patterns was removed and replaced with Building patterns (June 2020).
  • Marshmallows was removed. The activities included inappropriate use of food (January 2020).
  • Which graph? was removed. Which Graph? with Excel contains all of the same content (January 2020).
  • How do people get to work? was removed. The content was very dated, and included links to out of date data (no EVs) (January 2020).