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Going Bananas

In this Cre8ate maths topic students work out what a portion size looks like, find out whether they are eating enough fruit and vegetables and compare the costs of making and buying smoothies. In How much is in a portion, students estimate weights of fruit and vegetables then weigh each item and calculate their percentage error. Five-a-day explores the eating habits of the class, their data is collated and used to compare data handling representations and to estimate means from grouped data. The smoothie challenge investigates whether they are good value for money and requires students to do calculations involving money, weight and volume.

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