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2010: A Year of Investigations

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

Money Measure

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How can you use just one weighing to find out which box contains the lighter ten coins out of the ten boxes?

Being Curious - Primary Measures

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems for inquiring primary learners.

What's My Weight?

Stage: 2 Short Challenge Level:

There are four equal weights on one side of the scale and an apple on the other side. What can you say that is true about the apple and the weights from the picture?

Being Collaborative - Primary Measures

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Being Determined - Primary Measures

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems at primary level that may require determination.

Pies

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Grandma found her pie balanced on the scale with two weights and a quarter of a pie. So how heavy was each pie?

Oranges and Lemons

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On the table there is a pile of oranges and lemons that weighs exactly one kilogram. Using the information, can you work out how many lemons there are?

Being Thoughtful - Primary Measures

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Measure problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

Weighted Numbers

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the number weights to find different ways of balancing the equaliser.

Measure for Measure

Stage: 1 and 2

This article, written for students, looks at how some measuring units and devices were developed.

Working with Dinosaurs

Stage: 2

This article for teachers suggests ways in which dinosaurs can be a great context for discussing measurement.

Watermelons

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

These watermelons have been entered into a competition. Use the information to work out the number of points each one was awarded.

Weigh to Go

Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers recounts the history of measurement, encouraging it to be used as a spring board for cross-curricular activity.

Order, Order!

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Can you place these quantities in order from smallest to largest?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

Do You Measure Up?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

Weighing Fruit

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you use this information to estimate how much the different fruit selections weigh in kilos and pounds?