MSS1/L2.9

MSS1/L2.9 Understand and use given formulae for finding volumes of regular shapes (e.g. a cuboid or cylinder) (a) know that measurements must be in the same units before calculating volume (b) recognise the symbol for pi, and know its approximate value (c) know how to make substitutions in a formula and work out the result

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L2.7, MSS1/L2.8, MSS1/L2.9

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

Level: L2

10 very useful multiple choice, topic-based Functional Maths questions.
The focus is on perimeter and area but there is one volume question.
Ideal for assessment or revision.

Editor’s note
No answer sheet.
This is just one of a set of 10 worksheets.

Area, perimeter, volume re-cap task

Submitted by Nikki Gilbey on Mon, 2013-10-07 19:13

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS2/E3.2, MSS1/L1.8, MSS1/L1.9, MSS1/L1.10, MSS1/L2.7, MSS1/L2.8, MSS1/L2.9

Free tags: area, metric, perimeter, shape, space, volume

Level: L1, L2

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

I made this resource to check prior learning of a group I took over from another lecturer.
It could work well for assessment, revision or as an extension task.
Editor’s note
With Functional Maths mapping

Volume of snow

Submitted by Keith Moody on Wed, 2011-11-09 09:19

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L2.7, MSS1/L2.9, MSS1/L2.5

Free tags: Winter

Context: Health and safety, Painting Decorating & DIY

Level: L2

Resource type: Worksheet or assignment

An original and very functional volume / area / converting measures task conceived during the heavy snows of winter 2010/11. It gives a new slant to snow clearing and could easily be adapted to different areas of driveways, paths, etc. Fully mapped to Functional Maths and adult numeracy.

Extractor fans - Functional Maths measuring task

Submitted by Stella Jales on Wed, 2011-09-07 07:53

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L2.9, MSS1/L2.6

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing, Electrical, Electronics & Technology

Level: L2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Investigation or project

I worked with a plumbing tutor at Wiltshire College to write the attached task for a group of apprentice plumbers. The group enjoyed working on this. I was inspired to produce this after reading and using the Air Conditioner task contributed by Leia Fee (see below).

Swimming pool calculations

Submitted by John Mole on Sun, 2011-07-03 15:01

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L2.2, MSS1/L2.9, MSS1/L2.5

Context: Leisure Travel Tourism, Sport

Level: L2

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

Hands-on measuring followed by challenging questions about the cost and time involved in re-filling a swimming pool. Fully mapped for adult numeracy and Functional Maths.

L2 Functional Maths selecting an air conditioner

Submitted by Leia Fee on Thu, 2010-04-01 21:13

Numeracy: Functional Maths - measures, shape, money, MSS1/L2.9, MSS1/L2.3, MSS1/L2.5

Context: Construction Carpentry Plumbing, Electrical, Electronics & Technology

Level: L2

Resource type: Hands-on / practical activity, Investigation or project

A great way to practice L2 measure and volume skills in a practical problem solving scenario. Ideal (and fully mapped to) L2 Functional Maths.

Autumn apple cake

Submitted by Judith White on Thu, 2008-08-28 15:52

Numeracy: N1/L1.7, MSS1/E3.2, MSS1/L1.1, N1/L2.4, MSS1/L2.9, N2/L1.5, MSS1/L2.6

Free tags: Autumn, Equality and Diversity, Recipe

Context: Catering Food Nutrition

Level: E3, L1, L2

Resource type: Investigation or project, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful seasonal L1-2 investigation (2 options – one for L1, one for L2) that covers ratios, formulae (oven temperatures, cake tins), converting measures, money and more.

Also includes a useful information sheet on autumn festivals from different cultures and faiths – ideal for prompting further discussion re. equality and diversity.

Running a Business

Submitted by Ian Saunders on Fri, 2007-07-20 16:18

Numeracy: MSS1/L2.10, N1/L2.3, N2/L2.7, HD1/L2.3, N2/L2.8, HD1/L2.4, MSS1/L2.8, MSS1/L2.9

Context: Business & Money management

Level: L2

Resource type: Assessment material, Worksheet or assignment

A wonderful Level 2 themed assignment covering area, volume, formulae, averages, range, percentages, scale drawings and ratios.

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