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Geography & Maths: Investigating gradients

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Created on 21 April 2008 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 24 April 2008 by ncetm_administrator

In evaluating this project, it quickly became clear that the combination of fieldwork, mapping and modelling in the immediate locality was a stimulating 'cocktail'.

The children's motivation levels were extremely high. The excitement and sense of wonder that this generated was, one of the greatest delights of the project.

The gradients and road signs in the local environment provided a meaningful, relevant and real life context for engaging with the numeracy of ratios and percentages.

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