# Working at Play

These materials are provided by cre8ate maths and are aimed at supporting the teaching of mathematics at Key Stage Three, but can be used at Key Stage Two and Key Stage Four, in the context of sport. The resources include Running Tracks, World Records and Yorkshire Pupil Survey. The pupils have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of activities from scale drawing and constructing a statistical chart to investigations on ratios, averages and ranges.

## Resources

### Running Tracks

This Cre8ate maths activity gives the opportunity for accurate measurement, scale drawing and calculations involving pi. If there is access to a running track, students look at how the track is marked out and distances measured accurately for runners in each of the lanes. Alternatively, if a track is not available...

### World Records

This Cre8ate maths topic gives opportunities to explore real data. Women's marathon involves constructing a statistical chart whilst ratio and percentage are used in Record differences. Logical thinking is needed in World record match.

### Yorkshire Pupil Survey

This Cre8ate maths set of survey activities cover estimation and measurement, and engagement is encouraged by introducing a competitive element,. E.g.: Are girls better at estimating than boys? Can boys jump higher than girls? There is scope to perform a variety of investigations on ratios, averages, ranges,...

### Eco Tourism

These Cre8ate maths activities involve complex analysis of information, a variety of calculations and the need to handle mixture of units, moving between grams, kilograms and tonnes. These activities are designed to give pupils an insight into the relative cost to the environment of travel and to highlight ways in...