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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
World of Tan 29 - the Telephone
Children, parents and teachers, you may like to discuss
Money, budgeting and spending:
How much pocket money do you get?
What do you spend your money on?
Make a list of all the things that are bought by others- especially for you. What things are essential and what things are luxuries?
When do you need to save money?
Why might you borrow money?
What do you think your parents would say if you asked to borrow 1p today, 2p tomorrow, 4p the day after, 8p the day after and so on each day of this month?
When do adults borrow money?
Do you know how much it cost to borrow money? Can you find out?
Currency + Exchange Rates:
Could you make a graph to show the exchange rate from pounds to euros? What about other currencies/ What about converting from euros to pounds?
How many different currencies are there in Europe now? How many were there before January 1st 2002?
What other currencies do you know? Why not begin a collection of different coins?
What do you know about the euro?
Why do so many currencies come in units of 1,2,5,10,20,50 and 100?
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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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