Welcome to the Zoo

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Posted by Miss Gardiner | Posted in Area, Coordinates, Geometry, Length, Location, Mapping, Measurement, Money, Multiplication, Perimeter, Projects, Volume | Posted on August 28, 2017

This project covers a range of concepts (area, perimeter, volume, multiplication, money, design, location and shape).

Students are tasked with designing a zoo. They must complete a range of tasks, for example:

  • Create a map of their zoo
  • Create nets and construct a 3D model of their zoo
  • Find the area, perimeter and volume of each enclosure
  • Calculate the cost of building a fence for each enclosure
  • Give directions to get around the zoo
  • Design a logo, entry ticket and zoo keeper uniform

Welcome to the zoo table templates-1qxcgj2

Welcome to the Zoo-2lozh2x

A Celebration Event

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Posted by mrswhiteley | Posted in Projects | Posted on December 3, 2014

Project designed for the end of Year.

This project is based around students organising a celebration – birthday, Christmas, special event…

Students work through each task. Students have the opportunity to reflect upon the skills they have developed in Number&Algebra and Measurement and Geometry.

  • Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication and Division – working out quantities
  • Measurement – Using and recording different measurements, planning using area and perimeter
  • Time – recording time, time elapse, scheduling
  • Money – Purchasing and budgeting

A Celebration Project

 

Suggested Websites

Suggested Websites for Holiday Season Project

 

Below are some table resources to help students.

Decoration List

Gift List

Guest List

Meal Planner

Time for Cooking

A Day at the Zoo

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Posted by lisar | Posted in Calendars, Projects, Time Tables | Posted on September 30, 2014

A project that involves students planning a day at the zoo by using a calendar and reading simple time tables.

 

zoo

A Day at the Zoo – calendars and time tables project

School Carnival Project – Cake Stall

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Posted by lisar | Posted in Addition, Area, Capacity, Length, Mass, Measurement, Money, Multiplication, Perimeter, Projects | Posted on August 15, 2014

A project requiring students to design a slice for the carnival. Concepts covered: length, area, perimeter, volume, mass, capacity, addition, multiplication, money.

school carnival

 

The School Carnival – measurement

Spend a million dollars project

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Posted by lisar | Posted in Addition, Decimals, Money, Projects | Posted on August 15, 2014

A project requiring students to spend One Million dollars.

spend a million

 

Spend A Million!

Plan a Road Trip Project

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Posted by lisar | Posted in Addition, Capacity, Mapping, Measurement, Money, Projects | Posted on August 15, 2014

A project where students plan a road trip for the holiday. Concepts covered: creating a budget, money, mapping, measurement.

 

road trip

Road Trip maths task

Plan a dinner party project

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Posted by lisar | Posted in Addition, Capacity, Decimals, Mass, Measurement, Money, Multiplication, Projects | Posted on August 15, 2014

A project where students are required to plan a dinner party. Concepts covered: estimating, measurement, multiplication and addition of decimals, money.

 

plan a dinner party

Plan a Dinner Party!

Mapping Introduction and Project

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Posted by lisar | Posted in Mapping, Projects | Posted on August 15, 2014

A project where students plan a day out in Melbourne. Concepts covered: reading grid references, using compass points, writing directions, using key features on a map, using a scale to calculate distance.

mapping project

 

Mapping

Design your Dream Home Project

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Posted by lisar | Posted in Area, Length, Measurement, Money, Perimeter, Projects | Posted on August 15, 2014

A project where students design their dream home. Concepts covered: drawing to scale, money, budgeting, length, area, perimeter.

design dream home

 

Dream Home project

design-your-dream-home-editable-table

Design a Vegetable Garden

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Posted by lisar | Posted in Area, Length, Measurement, Money, Perimeter, Projects | Posted on August 15, 2014

A project where students design their own vegetable garden, covering the concepts of length, area, perimeter, drawing to scale, volume and money.

vegie garden

 

Design a Vegetable Garden

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