Did you know that the embryos of the great white shark cannibalise each other in the womb because womb space is at a premium?
Or that black swans are generally monogamous, but do have a 5% divorce rate?
What about the fact that a lion spends about 20 hours a day snoozing?
The activities in this book provide a wilderness context for practising fundamental mathematics skills. Even your most reluctant student will be motivated and captivated by these real-life topics from the wild. And with all the answers provided, marking will be quick and easy.
- Giants of the ocean - Whales: Reading data and creating graphs; calculating weights; averages and percentages; metric measures
- Mighty molluscs - Octopus, squid and cuttlefish: Multiplication; timelines; line and bar graphs; squared numbers
- Silent and deadly - Snakes and scorpions: Picture graphs; working with centimetres; temperature scales
- Endangered big cat - Tigers: Creating sector graphs from data; estimating populations; percentages; calculating area
- Pesky visitors - Rabbits and foxes: area in hectares; average weights; analysing given data
- Big Bufo marinus - Cane toads: Estimating distance and density; units of measurement; mapping skills
About this series:
Each book in the Instant Lessons series is a collection of fresh and versatile work sheet activities which may be photocopied for student use. They are unique in providing the highest learning outcomes with instant usability.
Use them to supplement your existing resources, to extend student capabilities for revision purposes, or for class work when the regular teacher is absent.
Supplementary classroom lessons
Reinforcement of learning
Extension work for advanced students
Preparation for assessment
Creative teaching ideas
Developing greater student interest and understanding
A fresh approach to a topic or lesson
A way of targeting student weaknesses
Suitable for individual or group work
A variety of activities for home study
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