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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Featured Early Years Foundation Stage; US Kindergarten
Featured UK Key Stage 1&2; US Grades 1-5
Featured UK Key Stage 3-5; US Grades 6-12
Featured UK Key Stage 1, US Grade 1 & 2
Featured UK Key Stage 2; US Grade 3-5
Featured UK Key Stages 3 & 4; US Grade 6-10
Featured UK Key Stage 4 & 5; US Grade 11 & 12
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Children you may like to:
See if you have lived a million seconds.
Estimate then work out how long it will take your heart to beat a million times.
Investigate a number much bigger than a million - a googol. Find how big is it? Find who invented it? What other number is related to it? ..
Parents you may like to help children:
Explore the difference between a milliard, a million, billion, trillion....
Find examples of very large numbers used every day .
By showing them things in the home that you have 'millions' of.
By listing the words associated with elation and other emotions.
Teachers you may like to help children:
Explore the idea of representing a million.
Find which historical figures were alive a million days ago?
Consider how long there has been life on Earth.
Find how far a million pennies would reach when laid out end to end.
Find how tall a pile one million pounds would be. Would piles of £10 notes differ from 20's or 50's or 5's for that matter?
Find or invent other words used to denote size - e.g humungous, squillions.
Explore what they would do if they became 'millionaires' overnight.
Design and construct an appropriate ransom note for the plaque.
Meet the team
The NRICH Project aims to enrich the mathematical experiences of all learners. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice. More information on many of our other activities can be found here.
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