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FE Magazine - Issue 7: Elsewhere on the Portal

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Created on 11 February 2010 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 25 February 2010 by ncetm_administrator

FE Magazine Issue 7

Elsewhere on the Portal

Have you discovered the downloadable Up2d8 PowerPoints which can be a useful starting point for a lesson? Each one has about four slides plus teacher’s notes. Although published in the Secondary Magazine from Issue 21 onwards, they will also be useful in FE as you can see from the list of topics:

Issue   Mathematics Context
43   Average speed World Athletics Championships
44   Enlargement Volume and pumpkins
48   Estimation and sampling Euromillions lottery
23   Exchange rates Shopping in Europe
50   Fractions Drinks measures
37   Geometric reasoning and construction Crop circles
30   Handling data Premiership managers
31   Handling data The O2
34   Handling data The Apprentice
51   Handling large data sets Temperature
41   Handling large numbers The Solar System
36   Handling numbers Wimbledon
38   Handling numbers Calorific intake and the Tour de France
24   Interest rates Loans
27   Large numbers Millionaires and billionaires
45   Linear measurements and scale drawings The world's tallest man
29   Measurements and proportion Fossils and snakes
22   Money management Credit crunch
52   Money management VAT
26   Number patterns RBS Six Nations rugby
25   Percentages US Election
35   Proportion European elections
46   Proportional reasoning Similar shapes and boxing
21   Proportional reasoning and loci Gunpowder Plot
47   Standard form Large numbers
32   Statistics and proportional reasoning Roller coasters
42   Time The Fourth Plinth
33   Trial and improvement Formula One
28   Weight Birth of octuplets
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