Solve the Da Vinci Code

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This project will encourage pupils to think about number and how number patterns are made. It will revise Number Theory while introducing the area of Renaissance art. This project is aimed at challenging the more able students. It introduces children to a variety of codes made from numbers and words and yet challenges them to solve visual jigsaws also.
This is a project which challenges children to investigate and solve a mystery based on Leonardo Da Vinci and the Renaissance. It involves learning about number and pattern and about solving codes. It gives pupils the opportunity to solve quite challenging puzzles.

Curriculum Addressed: Mathematics - 5th and 6th Classes

Strand: Number
Strand Unit: Number Theory

Curriculum Addressed: SESE

Curriculum Addressed: History - 5th and 6th Classes

Strand: Eras of Change and Conflict
Strand Unit: The Renaissance

Visual Arts 5th and 6th Classes

Strand: Paint and Colour
Strand Unit: Painting: Looking and Responding

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  • Client Name: James Roberts
  • Project URL: http://resources.teachnet.ie/jroberts/2006/
  • Skills Needed: This project is best used by students working in pairs or groups. The Flash Player must be installed on the computer and popup windows enabled.
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