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Financial Mathematics Maths Investigation – Let's Play Mini Golf!

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Free | 12 pages (PDF)|Grades: 5 - 6 | Starter Sheet

A mathematics investigation about financial mathematics and measurement, embedded in a real-world context.

This open-ended mathematics investigation has been designed to deepen students’ understanding of financial mathematics and measurement.

In this investigation, students must use their knowledge and understanding of a range of mathematical concepts to design a mini golf hole for their backyard. They are required to submit a detailed diagram and financial plan for their mini golf hole using the worksheets and supplementary materials provided within the resource.

This teaching resource includes:

  • teacher notes, detailing a range of important information about the investigation
  • a detailed description of the investigation for students, including step-by-step instructions
  • golf supplies catalogue
  • a design template
  • various recording worksheets
  • a checklist for students
  • reflection questions.

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Do you have lesson plans available for these like you do with the class party investigation?

Michael Busija · Jul 5th, 2020

Hi Michael,

At the moment, this investigation is a stand-alone resource. If you would like to see it as part of a lesson, please feel free to request a resource at our ‘Request a Resource’ page.

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Requests are voted on by the Teach Starter community and we create the top requests. Please let me know if you have any further questions, I’m more than happy to help.

Paul (Teach Starter) · Jul 5th, 2020

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