A mathematics investigation involving area, embedded in a real-world context.
In this investigation, Miss Sparkle is producing another one of her fabulous plays! She needs to find people who can make sound effects by stamping their feet. Miss Sparkle has asked the class to find out whose feet have the biggest area in order to find the people who can make the biggest sound!
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
- collecting and recording data worksheet
- reflection questions.
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National Curriculum Curriculum alignment
- Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower
Key Stage 2 (KS2) - Lower covers students in Year 3 and Year 4.
The principal focus of mathematics teaching in lower key stage 2 is to ensure that pupils become increasingly fluent with whole numbers and the four operations, including number facts and the concept of place value. This should ensure that pupils dev...
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