MSS1/E3.9

MSS1/E3.9 Read, measure and compare temperature using common units and instruments (a) know how to read a thermometer (b) understand that temperature can be measured on different scales, but that Celsius is the standard scale in the UK

The World of Weather

Submitted by Alexander Ross on Tue, 2013-09-10 18:40

Numeracy: Functional Maths, Functional Maths - data handling, HD1/L1.3, HD1/L1.4, HD1/E3.1, HD1/L1.1, MSS1/E2.8, N1/L1.2, N1/L2.1, MSS1/E3.9

Free tags: Puzzle, Temperature, Travel, World Cities

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism

Level: E3, L1

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

A data chart of average monthly high and low temperatures for a selection of world cities is used to answer functional maths questions.

Skills tested include accuracy of reading data, ordering positive and negative numbers, calculating the mean and range of data including negative numbers.

There is a tricky anagram to finish off the worksheet, which will appeal to some leaners who like puzzles and wordskills.

The chart could be used separately and many other questions devised from the information it contains.

Temperature and weather charts

Submitted by Anne Carlill on Sat, 2009-02-14 16:25

Numeracy: N1/L1.2, MSS1/E3.9, MSS1/L1.4

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: E3, L1

Temperature and weather charts is a great way to introduce negative numbers and temperature in an everyday context.

Read, record & compare body temperature

Submitted by Jane Kay on Sat, 2008-07-05 15:53

Numeracy: MSS1/E2.8, MSS1/E3.9

Context: Health, Social care, Early years

Level: E2, E3

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Worksheet or assignment

A paired task that introduces thermometers and reading simple scales.

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