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In the learning activity, ‘An Absorbing Challenge’ the challenge is to use measurements of area to make judgements about the relative absorbency of paper towels. Students need to estimate the area of water blots on towels and give reasons for determining which paper towel is the best absorber. An answer sheet is provided and includes …More

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The learning activity, ‘Breaking Records’ provides a fun learning activity for students to do alone or with others. They need to find out how many times they can repeat a simple task, such as joining paper clips, in one minute. They use their own results to estimate a possible world record for each task. An …More

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In the learning activity, ‘Cooking Time’ students are presented with three different problems that involve cooking. They need to use different time calculations to solve each problem. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

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In the learning activity, ‘Cuboid Construction’ four children make different cuboid shapes with up to 36 multilink cubes each. Students check the number of cubes each child used then draw some other shapes that could be made with cubes. They use these examples to explore the volume of rectangular prisms. An answer sheet is provided …More

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The hands-on activity, ‘Cut It Out’ gives students grid paper and instructions to help them explore the capacity (volume) of rectangular prisms. By making their own cut-and-folded open box, students can count and check by calculations, the volume of cuboid shapes. They can record their findings on the learning activity. An answer sheet is provided …More

Maths and Technology
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The activity, ‘Faceprints’ explains how facial measurements are used to identify individuals, for example in airport screening systems. Students can make measurements of their own faces and compare the results. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as they feature useful background information and suggestions for supporting …More

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The hands-on activity, ‘Fill Them Up’ shows how students can use a variety of different containers to estimate and compare the capacity of the containers. The activity can be done indoors or outside and would be suitable for work individually, in groups or with the whole-class. Students complete the learning activity to record and compare …More

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Going Global’ provides activities to support students’ understanding of how GPS works. They can also use latitude and longitude co-ordinates to help locate a mystery object. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as they feature useful background information and suggestions for supporting learning. An answer sheet …More

Measurement
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In the learning activity, ‘Going the Distance’ Tui wans to find out how far she needs to travel to visit all her friends. Students measure a scale drawing to work out the distances between towns, then use addition to calculate the distances Tui must travel. Students pose further questions for classmates about the distances on …More

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In the learning activity, ‘Growth Industry’ students use scale drawings to calculate the most economical way of building different sized greenhouses. They use a grid to support their thinking and give reasons for their answers. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

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In the learning activity, ‘Mini Mass’, students learn how to weigh small items by finding an average mass. They use measuring scales and a variety of objects and record their results on the learning activity. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

Measurement
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In the learning activity, ‘Monster Measure’ students must use a scale drawing to calculate the actual size of a monster. They then make a scale drawing of their own monster and pose measurement questions for classmates. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

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The learning activity, ‘Network Nightmare’ poses the problem of using cabling to link up computers across a school. Students solve the network problem, then use a similar process to find the cost of networking in their own school or building. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and …More

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The hands-on activity, ‘Rainy Day Delight’ shows students how to make and use a rain gauge. They need to mark their gauges accurately to measure the amount of rain (or flow from a sprinkler) over a period of time. This activity can be done by individuals or groups, at school or as a fun homework …More

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The learning activity, ‘School Sculpture’ poses the problem of locating a variety of school buildings on a site. Students cut out and place scaled drawings of buildings onto paper to create their own school design. The answer sheet includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

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How many marbles can a paper boat hold? The hands-on activity ‘Solve It or Sink It’ shows students how to make a paper boat then test its carrying capacity by loading it with marbles. Students record their findings on the learning activity. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting …More

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A patchwork quilt is the feature of the learning activity, ‘Tīvaevae Karakara’. Students need to use measurement to work out the number of cloth squares required to make the quilt which has a border and a flower design. They can then use a grid to design their own quilt pattern. An answer sheet is provided …More

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The learning activity, ‘Three Chairs’ recalls the story of Goldilocks and asks students to identify a way to find the best chair for their body size. It gives students an opportunity to use length measurements in a problem solving context. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and …More

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How would you describe a familiar object? In the learning activity and learning activity, ‘Wanted!’ students close their eyes as they try to describe the size, shape and colour of a whiteboard cleaner. They then use the description sheet to describe other objects, using the same properties. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching …More

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The learning activity, ‘Weighty Words’ involves moving cartons of books from a library. Students can complete the learning activity by engaging in a learning activity to find the weight (mass) of different books in their classroom. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes with suggestions for supporting learning and further exploration.

Maths and Technology
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The intriguing learning activity, ‘Working with Wool’ uses the real-life context of sheep farming to enable students to practise calculating measurements using multiplication and division. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as they feature useful background information and suggestions for supporting learning. An answer sheet is …More

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The learning activity, ‘Would Wood Fit?’ includes a learning activity that helps students understand the size, volume and concept of a cubic measure. As well as making a cube, they answer questions by estimating and testing the capacity of various cuboid shapes – including a tree. An answer sheet is provided and includes teaching notes …More

Maths
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This maths template, ’10×10 Graph’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Maths
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This maths template, ’10×10 Grid’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Graphic Organisers
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This graphic organiser, ‘1cm Grid Paper’ is a great addition to any resource collection. The printable graph paper provides students with a grid of 1cm squares that can be used across learning areas and age ranges.

Maths
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This maths template, ‘1cm Square Grid’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Maths
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This maths template, ‘2cm Square Grid’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Maths
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This maths template, ‘5cm Square Grid’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Maths
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This maths template, ‘5mm Square Grid’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Units of Measurement
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This units of measurement worksheet, ‘Accurate Measuring’ asks students to practise using units of measurement.

Comprehension and Critical Thinking
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This reading comprehension activity ‘Amazon Alert!’, asks students to answer comprehension questions on a text about the destruction of the Amazon rainforest.

Data Interpretation
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This beginning maths worksheet, ‘Analysing and Displaying Data’ allows for practice analysing everyday data. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Measurement
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This measurement worksheet, ‘Appropriate Measures 1’ allows for practice finding estimates of the volume and area of geometric shapes and objects. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Measurement
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This measurement worksheet, ‘Appropriate Measures 2’ allows for practice finding estimates of irregular geometric shapes. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Geometry and Measurement
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This geometry and measurement worksheet, ‘Approximating Measures’ allows for practice approximating before measuring. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Geometry and Measurement
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This geometry and measurement worksheet, ‘Area’ provides offers an introduction to the concept of area. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Geometry and Measurement
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This geometry and measurement worksheet, ‘Area’ offers an introduction to the concept of area. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Shape
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This shape worksheet, ‘Area 6 Squares’ asks students to practise finding the areas of two-dimensional shapes.

Measurement
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This measurement worksheet, ‘Area and Circumference of a Circle’ allows for practice finding the area and circumference of circles. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Geometry and Measurement
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This geometry and measurement worksheet, ‘Area and Perimeter’ allows for practice finding areas and perimeters. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Measurement
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This measurement worksheet, ‘Area and Perimeter’ allows for practice finding area and perimeter. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Measurement
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This measurement worksheet, ‘Area and Perimeter’ allows for practice finding the area and perimeter of two-dimensional shapes. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Geometry and Measurement
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This geometry and measurement worksheet, ‘Area and Perimeter Relationships’ allows for practice recognising the relationship between area and perimeter. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Measurement
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This measurement worksheet, ‘Area and Volume’ allows for practice finding the area and volume of shapes. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Measurement
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This measurement worksheet, ‘Area of Composite Shapes’ allows for practice finding the area and perimeter of composite shapes. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Measurement
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This measurement worksheet, ‘Area or Perimeter?’ allows for practice determining whether area or perimeter is more appropriate in a given situation. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Maths
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This maths manipulative, ‘Array’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Maths
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This quick reference chart, ‘Balancing Scales’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Number
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When is a discount not fair? The interesting learning activity, ‘Bargain Busters’ shows the items a family bought at a variety of discount prices. Students calculate the savings they made, and check out the claims of a discount voucher. This activity includes comprehensive teaching notes to be read before beginning the activity with students, as …More

Maths
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This maths manipulative, ‘Base 10 Blocks’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Geometry and Measurement
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This geometry and measurement worksheet, ‘Calculating with Measurements’ allows for practice solving problems within a measurement system. Answer sheet provided with file download.

Units of Measurement
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This units of measurement worksheet, ‘Can You Measure This?’ asks students to practise recording the Imperial and Metric measurements of classroom objects.

Units of Measurement
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This units of measurement learning activity, ‘Capacity’ asks students to practise with estimating and ordering the capacity of different cups.

Units of Measurement
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This units of measurement template, ‘Centimetre Grid Paper’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Units of Measurement
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This units of measurement template, ‘Centimetre Ruler’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Units of Measurement
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This units of measurement template, ‘Centimetre Rulers’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

Units of Measurement
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This units of measurement worksheet, ‘Centimetres 1’ asks students to practise estimating measurements.

Units of Measurement
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This units of measurement worksheet, ‘Centimetres 2’ asks students to practise estimating measurements.

Units of Measurement
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This units of measurement worksheet, ‘Classroom Measurement’ asks students to practise measuring and ordering the length of classroom objects.

Maths
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This maths manipulative, ‘Coloured Counters’ can be reproduced for classroom use.

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