A list of resources relating to time, timetables and use of time and even strays into modulo arithmetic.
Links and Resources
From the MEP. Usefukl questions in the text book, but the place to look for great ideas is the Activities file.
From Nuffield AMP some great activities which use time and time related activities. Includes a very helpful progression table for use in assessing and giving feedback.
A video resource from Teachers TV Using travel as a context to solve maths problems, it compares different modes of transport for travel from London to Plymouth and raises questions on: reading a timetable, calculating average speed, using distance-time graphs and the cost of petrol.
A video resource from Teachers TV shows a practical application of mathematics as they investigate how distance/time graphs can be used to measure sporting fitness