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Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
Featured Early Years Foundation Stage; US Kindergarten
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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
World of Tan 9 - Animals
Children you may like to...
begin a collection of different sets of things that only weigh 150 grams (like the prawn crackers ?). How many paper clips weigh 150 grams, how many felt pens? How many multi-link cubes?
investigate the different ways there are of seating 3 boys and 3 girls around a circular table.
find in the text above two French words that we now use in the English. What other words can you think of?
Parents you may like to help children:
explore and talk about objects in the home that are of a similar weight but of differing sizes
look up and talk about the different words that have the same or similar meaning to 'communique'
talk about and appreciate the cost of keeping different types of pets
consider five very different animals and decide on three adjectives that best describe them - e.g. a small, singing, soaring skylark.
Teachers you may like to help children:
distinguish between weight and mass, giving examples
explore the different methods of measuring an object's mass
explore the differing instruments that are used for measuring in all its aspects
suggest units by which they would measure humour, sorrow, happiness, appreciation of music or paintings, etc.
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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