by robdolphin | Sep 28, 2023 | Averages, Conversion Tables, Decimals, Estimation, Fractions, Google Slide Activities, Google Slide Extended Explorations, Length & Distance, Measurement, Resources

This page is only available to those with an Enhanced level subscription. Upgrading your subscription is easy and prices are very reasonable. Find out...
by robdolphin | Apr 15, 2023 | Averages, Conversion Tables, Maps, Distances and Travel, Pdf Open-ended Guided Explorations, Pdfs, Resources, Speed, Time

An investigation into flight times for an aeroplane between different places. Covers map scales, averages, conversion tables and speeds....
by robdolphin | Apr 15, 2023 | Averages, Cross-curricular Investigations, Estimation, Length & Distance, Measurement, Pdf Open-ended Guided Explorations, Pdfs, Practical Measurement, Resources, Rounding, Significant Figures, Volume

Estimate distances, work with volume of cuboids, convert metric volumes – cm3 – litre – m3, measure with metre sticks, minimise sources of error, average using the median, draw diagrams, round numbers and find out about significant figures. Wow!...
by robdolphin | Apr 15, 2023 | Averages, Conversion Tables, Length & Distance, Maps, Distances and Travel, Measurement, Pdf Open-ended Guided Explorations, Pdfs, Proportionality, Resources

Create a table relating distances on a globe to distances in real life and then use this to calculate distances between places around the world. Covers concepts in measurement, averaging to minimise errors and the use of conversion tables....
by robdolphin | Apr 15, 2023 | Averages, Conversion Tables, Estimation, Maps, Distances and Travel, Pdf Open-ended Guided Explorations, Pdfs, Proportionality, Resources

Find real life distances from measured distances on a map. Learn practical measurement skills for straight or curved distances. Practise estimating, finding averages and using conversion tables to work out real distances from the map scale. Easily adaptable to suit...
by robdolphin | Apr 15, 2023 | Averages, Decimals, Length & Distance, Measurement, Pdf Open-ended Guided Explorations, Pdfs, Resources

How do you introduce decimals to young children? This practical investigation works a treat, and also gives you the opportunity to discuss accuracy in measuring, averages and perimeter!...