Nepal earthquake Functional Maths

A topical and challenging series of differentiated questions for upper E3 to Level 2. Based on a news report about the May 2015 relief effort and a table of statistics about the world’s largest earthquakes.

Editor’s note
Gerry suggests you introduce the resource with discussion about the disaster and the releif effort and by playing a related video such as:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L4mXdSxwtI
or
http://uk.reuters.com/search/video?blob=nepal

There is a particular focus on large numbers but questions cover many aspects of number, measures and data handling including

  • Ordering dates
  • Reading, writing and subtracting large numbers
  • Mode and median
  • Bar charts
  • Currency exchange
  • Rounding

Includes answer sheet and teaching notes.

Resource File(s)
Physical format
6 page PDF including answer sheet
Level