Using Directed Numbers in Context N8

In this resource from the DfE Standards Unit students learn to understand and use directed numbers in the context of temperatures. This session requires no prior knowledge.Students are provided with the temperatures in four cities, temperature differences between these and four other cities are also given. Students are asked to find missing temperatures and
temperature differences. This leads them to consider one interpretation of addition and subtraction with negative numbers. (GCSE grades D-F)

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