Estimating, Comparing, Measuring KS2

Watch the Clock

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

Wonky Watches

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Stuart's watch loses two minutes every hour. Adam's watch gains one minute every hour. Use the information to work out what time (the real time) they arrived at the airport.

How Much Did it Cost?

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Use your logical-thinking skills to deduce how much Dan's crisps and ice-cream cost altogether.

Oh! Harry!

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

A group of children are using measuring cylinders but they lose the labels. Can you help relabel them?

Discuss and Choose

Age 5 to 11
Challenge Level

This activity challenges you to decide on the 'best' number to use in each statement. You may need to do some estimating, some calculating and some research.

Olympic Starters

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

Look at some of the results from the Olympic Games in the past. How do you compare if you try some similar activities?

Car Journey

Age 7 to 11
Challenge Level

This practical activity involves measuring length/distance.



 
You may also be interested in this collection of activities from the STEM Learning website, that complement the NRICH activities above.