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teachMathematics: World Village

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'If the world was a village of 100 people....'
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This page is about a joint project done with the mathematics and geography departments and involving primary and secondary students at the International School of Toulouse. It was inspired by two key things. Firstly, an invitation from the people at...
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Global CREST challenges | Schools | Practical Action

Global CREST challenges | Schools | Practical Action | Global Perspectives in Maths | Scoop.it
Global CREST challenges are based around Practical Action’s work, which uses science and technology to address global issues such as energy, water and food.
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Poses real life challenges on food, energy, water, shelter and transport for students to apply mathematical reasoning and problem solving. 

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Calculations involving exponential growth: world population

Calculations involving exponential growth: world population | Global Perspectives in Maths | Scoop.it
Recently the world's population passed seven billion and it continues to grow by 200,000 people every day. Listen to...
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Real World Math

Real World Math | Global Perspectives in Maths | Scoop.it
Resource site for students and teachers with math activities for Google Earth.
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Teachers can download kmz files and register for free access to lesson outlines relating to a range of mathematical concepts, illustrated in Google Earth in places around the world. 

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TeachingResource_math_problems.pdf

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Simple addition, subtraction and multiplication problems based around the book, One Hen.

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What The Future Of Global Energy Consumption Looks Like With LEGOs

What The Future Of Global Energy Consumption Looks Like With LEGOs | Global Perspectives in Maths | Scoop.it
Sometimes it’s the simplest of explanations that can change your whole perspective…at least, that’s what statistics guru Hans Rosling hopes to achieve in a new video.
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2013 Data Sheet - World Population Data Sheet PRB

2013 Data Sheet - World Population Data Sheet PRB | Global Perspectives in Maths | Scoop.it

2013 WORLD POPULATION
DATA SHEET

EXPLORE POPULATION TRENDS THROUGH INTERACTIVE GRAPHICS

 

 POPULATION DATA / 2REGIONAL CLOSE-UP / 3FACTORS THAT AFFECT POPULATION GROWTH / 4REGIONAL TOTAL FERTILITY RATE / 5DEMOGRAPHIC DIVIDE: NIGER V. NETHERLANDS / 630 MOST POPULOUS CITIES / 7POOREST COUNTRIES/GREATEST POPULATION INCREASE / 8WEALTH DISPARITIES / 9CASE STUDY: UGANDA & CAMBODIA / 10


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Australian Curriculum: Mathematics resources | Asia Education Foundation

Australian Curriculum: Mathematics resources | Asia Education Foundation | Global Perspectives in Maths | Scoop.it
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Maths modules for most years from F-10 and also a map showing references to Asia in the AC Curriculum: Mathematics

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If the World Were a Village : nrich.maths.org

If the World Were a Village : nrich.maths.org | Global Perspectives in Maths | Scoop.it
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Students are challenged to clearly represent data from the book, If the World Were A Village.

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3rd World Farmer: A simulation to make you think.

3rd World Farmer: A simulation to make you think. | Global Perspectives in Maths | Scoop.it
A free online game about rural poverty in developing nations.
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Simulate profit and loss for Yr 8 'Money and Financial Mathematics'

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Hans Rosling's 200 Countries, 200 Years, 4 Minutes - The Joy of Stats - BBC Four

More about this programme: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00wgq0l Hans Rosling's famous lectures combine enormous quantities of public data with a sport's ...

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A brilliant visualisation of worldwide trends in population and wealth over the last 200 years.

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If the World Were a Village of 100 People: A Story About the World's People - Trailer

Award-winning If the World Were a Village animation is available at http://www.cultureforkids.com. For more info visit http://www.master-comm.com for awards ...
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Lessons from Africa

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Lessons from Africa - free resources that bring Africa, gardening and sustainability to life at school - KS1-4
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Two primary activities with a global perspective - they involve budgeting, fractions and decimals.

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