A mathematics investigation about number and the scale of the solar system, embedded in a real-world context.
This open-ended mathematics investigation has been designed to deepen students’ understanding of number and the solar system.
In this investigation, students are required to perform calculations using provided formulae to explore whether it is possible to create a scale model of the solar system inside a classroom.
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
- various recording worksheets
- reflection questions
- answer sheets.