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Using Data Skills - Years 5,6 & 7 - Interpret graphs

Using Data Skills - Years 5,6 & 7 - Interpret graphs | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

This is part of an ICT unit on databases but the graphing section include lots of numeracy


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Using Number Skills - Money - Year 8 - carry out calculations relating to VAT, saving and borrowing

Using Number Skills - Money - Year 8 - carry out calculations relating to VAT, saving and borrowing | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it
The Alleyk@tz, a teen band, earn £1500 but disagree about what to do with the money . Should they spend, save or give?

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Using Number Skills - Fractions,Decimals & Percentages - Year 7 use equivalence of fractions, decimals and percentages to compare proportions

Using Number Skills - Fractions,Decimals & Percentages - Year 7 use equivalence of fractions, decimals and percentages to compare proportions | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it
This interactive activity encourages children to think about where their water comes from and the amount they use in a typical day.

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Using Number Skills - Money - Year 7 - use profit and loss in buying and selling calculations

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This resource explains how to define ‘Profit’, explain how to calculate profit and loss and understand how a spreadsheet can be used to make this calculation.

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Using Number Skills - Money - Year 7 - use profit and loss in buying and selling calculations

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An AST takes a cross curricular approach to topics

Science AST Alison Tiltman is keen to work closely with other departments and encourage cross curricular learning.

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Using Number Skills - Money - Year 7 and 9 - understand the benefits & risks of using bank accounts; understand risks involved with certain types of saving & investment

Using Number Skills - Money - Year 7 and 9 - understand the benefits & risks of using bank accounts; understand risks involved with certain types of saving & investment | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

One of our financial education units


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Using Number Skills - Number Facts and Relationships - Year 9+ - show awareness of the need for standard form and its representation on a calculator

Using Number Skills - Number Facts and Relationships - Year 9+ - show awareness of the need for standard form and its representation on a calculator | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it
worksheet aimed at bright students that shows the link between standard form and science

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Using Measuring Skills - length, weight, capacity - Year 8 - use rough metric equivalents of imperial units in everyday use

Using Measuring Skills - length, weight, capacity - Year 8 - use rough metric equivalents of imperial units in everyday use | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

A Geography activity that asks the pupils to plan a cycle trip round Wales and record the distance they have travelled. By adding an extra column you could also ask them to convert the miles to kilometres


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Using Measuring Skills - Year 7 - Guidance for teachers on how to embed numeracy in the Geography lesson


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Using Measuring Skills - Area, Volume & Angle - Year 8 - Use bearing and grid references to specify locations

Using Measuring Skills - Area, Volume & Angle - Year 8 - Use bearing and grid references to specify locations | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

Use the location quiz to reinforce grid reference work


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Using Measuring Skills - Length, weigh (mass) capacity, time & temperature Year 8 - use the common units of measure and carry out calculations when solving problems

Using Measuring Skills - Length, weigh (mass) capacity, time & temperature Year 8 - use the common units of measure and carry out calculations when solving problems | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it
Building water bottle rockets out of pop bottles is fun for anyone. This project will require students to start their rocket building business. Students are tested with their knowledge of Maths (Level 5), Science, and Business.

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Using Measuring Skills - Area Volume Angle - Year 9 - Finding the circumference of a circle.

Using Measuring Skills - Area Volume Angle - Year 9 - Finding the circumference of a circle. | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

World champion Sarah Storey sets two KS3 schoolchildren a cycling maths challenge.Working out the cicumference of a circle is only one of the maths challenges in this activity

 

 


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Using Measuring Skills - Year 9 Apply understanding of bearings and scale to interpret maps and plans to create accurate plans and scale drawings of routes and journeys

Using Measuring Skills - Year 9 Apply understanding of bearings and scale to interpret maps and plans to create accurate plans and scale drawings of routes and journeys | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it
The ERLAFS (Education for Rural Livelihoods and Food Sovereignty)
project has been helping schools to make curriculum partnerships between schools in Wales and Zanzibar for over a decade.

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Developing Numerical Reasoning - KS3

Developing Numerical Reasoning - KS3 | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it
‘Cold Chain’ is a linked series of resources aimed at presenting KS3 learners with resources for a scientific enquiry.The resources are developed from the ‘Big Idea’ of using science and technology to help improve health and the quality of life.The...

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This activity would cover much of the requirements for Developing Numerical Reasoning as the pupils design a vaccine carrier

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Using Number Skills - Money -Year 7 - Understand the costs, benefits and risks of using bank accounts, including bank cards

Using Number Skills - Money -Year 7  - Understand the costs, benefits and risks of using bank accounts, including bank cards | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it
Jez’s older brother, Luke, uses his credit card to buy the Alleyk@tz the new guitar they need. But, after they’ve worked hard to pay Luke back, the band learns that borrowing money comes with a cost.

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Using Number Skills - Money - Year 7 - Use profit and loss in buying and selling calculations

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This activity could be used in Geography, ESDGC or RE and looks at the profit made by farmers in third world countries on a jar of coffee, before and after Traidcraft's intervention


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Using Number Skills - Number Facts & Relationships - Year 8 - reinforce key mental facts and strategies

Using Number Skills - Number Facts & Relationships - Year 8 - reinforce key mental facts and strategies | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it
The three lessons in this resource are suitable for pupils in Years 7 & 8 and can be used in Geography, PSE and Citizenship lessons.

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Using Number Skills - Money - Year 9 - Calculate using foreign money and exchange rates

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Part of the thematic Nepal pack - scroll down to 'What money will I need for my trip'


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Using Number Skills - Money - Year 8 - Compare costs

Using Number Skills - Money - Year 8 - Compare costs | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

This is from our Financial Education units. A two team game - pupils have to work out which offer is better value for money.


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Using Measuring Skills - Year 7 - Use stopwatches to measure rounding to the nearest hundredth of a second

Using Measuring Skills - Year 7 - Use stopwatches to measure rounding to the nearest hundredth of a second | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

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Using Measuring Skills - Length, weight (mass) capacity and temperature - Year 7 - Read & interpret scales on a range of measuring instruments

Using Measuring Skills - Length, weight (mass) capacity and temperature - Year 7 - Read & interpret scales on a range of measuring instruments | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it
How to measure and record weather using a thermometer, an anemometer and a rain gauge.

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Using Measuring Skills - Length, weight (mass) & capacity - Year 8 - Calculate areas of compound shapes

Using Measuring Skills - Length, weight (mass) & capacity - Year 8 - Calculate areas of compound shapes | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

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Using Measuring Skills - Temperature - Year 7, 8 and 9 - Recording & converting temperatures in centigrade and fahrenheit

Using Measuring Skills - Temperature - Year 7, 8 and 9 - Recording & converting temperatures in centigrade and fahrenheit | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

A geography activity looking at temperatures in the Uk which could lead to work on recording of temperatures and also converting between degrees centigrade and fahrenheit


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Using Measuring Skills Year 9 - Apply understanding scale to interpret plans to create accurate plans and scale drawings

Using Measuring Skills Year 9 - Apply understanding scale to interpret plans to create accurate plans and scale drawings | Numeracy resources (LNF) | Scoop.it

 

This set of materials contains eight multimedia units to support the teaching and learning of sustainability in science. The materials contain links to the Skills Framework and links to other curriculum areas including geography, design and technology, PSE, ICT, history and mathematics and learners are encourage to carry out their own independent enquiries. Each of the multimedia units is supported by a set of teacher notes and the unit includes a simple 3D software programme that learners might use to help them design their building.

 


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Using Measuring Skills - Area, Volume & Angle - Year 9+ - Apply understanding of bearings and scale to interpret maps

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The activities are based on the 1:25000 OS Explorer Map OL12 map of the Central Beacons but the exercise is adaptable to other OS maps. It aims to develop an enjoyment in map reading by making an area ‘come alive’.

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