A mathematics investigation involving volume, embedded in a real-world context.
In this investigation, Miss Prism wants to create a Land of Cubes for a Maths Day display. She wants to have all the objects in her room made from cubes but, because there are so many things to make, she needs her students’ help!
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
- an object design worksheet
- reflection questions.
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NSW Curriculum alignment
Length - measures, records, compares and estimates lengths and distances using uniform informal units, metres and centimetres
Area - measures, records, compares and estimates areas using uniform informal units
VolumeandCapacity - measures, records, compares and estimates volumes and capacities using uniform informal units
Mass - measures, records, compares and estimates the masses of objects using uniform informal units
Victorian Curriculum alignment
Compare and order several shapes and objects based on length, area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal units
Australian Curriculum alignment
Compare and order several shapes and objects based on length, area, volume and capacity using appropriate uniform informal unitsElaborationscomparing lengths using finger length, hand span or a piece ...
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