Free resources for teaching and assessment of key mathematical processes for 11-16 year olds

Every second counts

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Description: Pupils determine how far away they could travel in one hour. Knowledge of the locality and reference to various maps and timetables, possibly via the internet, is essential in planning a route.

Suitability: Pupils working in groups

Time: 2 hours upwards

Equipment: A3 paper and coloured pens Plan of the school Local transport maps and timetables Local and national road maps Railway maps and timetables and/or access to the internet and urls for local timetables

Key mathematical language: Route, map, distance, time, speed, graph, compare, optimise, justify