## Results for "earth and atmosphere" (16)

### Boxes and Bottles

Boxes and bottles come in all shapes and sizes. These Cre8ate maths activities explore some of the mathematics behind packaging decisions taken by manufacturers, they provide a platform for students to make conjectures and find efficient ways of recording results to justify claims they have made. In Boxing stock...
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2010 to date

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### What Is an Average?

This full lesson plan, plus dataset and worksheet, from CensusAtSchool is designed to help students understand the different types of average, how to calculate and compare them and which average it is appropriate to use for a particular data set.
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2000 - 2009

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### Rabbits

In this Cre8ate maths activity students learn that a simulation is a model of a real situation. Data for the birth rate of rabbits is provided and is used by students to develop their own model to simulate the breeding of rabbits in a field and consider the likely damage to the farmer’s crop. Initially this is done as...
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2010 to date

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### Ferries

This Cre8ate maths activity allows the opportunity to discuss the modelling function of mathematics. The tasks allow students to develop their own strategies and to consider the idea of an ‘efficient’ algorithm. In addition, 'First fit and full bins' activity involves work on ratio and pie charts.
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2010 to date

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### What's in a Name?

In this lesson plan from stats4schools, students are asked to interrogate a dataset of first names. Students will order information chronologically, investigate the meaning of words in the context of names, use primary and secondary data and use research effectively to support an answer or argument. Lesson notes, a...
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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### Nappy Changing Challenge

The Nappy Changing Challenge from Cre8ate maths provides real data about students for analysis. They undertake a timed, practical, exercise of folding a towelling nappy and putting it onto a toy baby doll. Throughout the task students complete a form for the Nappy challenge and record their completed data in an excel...
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2010 to date

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### Cleaning the Data

When you have a set of data the first thing you need to do is to check it out and eliminate any obviously wrong or false data. This is called “Cleaning the Data”.This resource from CensusAtSchool provides a spreadsheet where several playful students have been deliberately tampering with the data.Students are asked to...
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2000 - 2009

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### Handling Data: African Animal Maths (Age 7-11)

This resource from ARKive, aimed at Key Stage Two, focuses on handling data, using some of the species that inhabit the African savannah as a context. It involves completing a table on the height and weight of animals and converting heights from metres into centimetres. In a second activity children are asked to...
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2010 to date

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### Watching the Goggle Box

Using this resource from stats4schools, students investigate TV viewing habits by interpreting data and graphs, manipulating data to answer questions and draw conclusions. The resource includes a lesson plan, datasheet, questions sheet and dataset.
Publication date:
2000 - 2009

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### Waste Management

This resource from Cre8ate maths works with government statistics to raise issues related to waste recycling. It would work well as a cross curricular topic with science colleagues, so that students understand both the chemical and energy issues involved in waste disposal. Students are presented with a composite bar...
Publication date:
2010 to date

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