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Secondary Magazine - Issue 31: Up2d8 maths


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Secondary Magazine Issue 31
 

Up2d8 maths

The fortnightly Up2d8 maths resources explore a range of mathematical themes in a topical context. The resource is not intended to be a set of instructions but rather a framework which you can personalise to fit your classroom and your learners.

Michael Jackson’s return has put The O2 venue on the map. With ten sell-out concerts and 360 000 tickets sold, just how big is The O2 and can its size be put into context? This Up2d8 explores the facts and figures relating to The O2, examining the authentication of its self-publicised facts and trivia. Students are introduced to the Michael Jackson story. The size of The O2 is put into context by the number of tickets sold per concert, its dimensions and the related trivia on The O2 website. Students are encouraged to use research and estimation to ascertain the validity of the given data and to conceptualise the numbers used.

This resource is not year group specific and so will need to be read through and possibly adapted before use. The way in which you choose to use the resource will enable your learners to access some of the Key Processes from the Key Stage 3 Programme of Study.

Click here to download the Up2d8 maths resource - in PowerPoint format.
 

 
 
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