Mathematics / Year 6 / Measurement and Geometry / Using units of measurement

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Curriculum content descriptions

Interpret and use timetables (ACMMG139)

Elaborations
  • planning a trip involving one or more modes of public transport
  • developing a timetable of daily activities
General capabilities
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Numeracy Numeracy
  • Critical and creative thinking Critical and creative thinking
ScOT terms

Time,  Timelines

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Sites2See – measurement for primary

Selected links to a range of interactive and print resources for Measurement topics in K-6 Mathematics.

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Journey planner: quickest route 3

Help two children travel around town. Look at a map, then check bus and train timetables. Choose the fastest route. Notice that you may need to change between train or bus lines to achieve the best result. This learning object is the third in a series of four objects that progressively increase in difficulty.

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Late again!

Ever missed an appointment because you misread a timetable? Well it is easily done if you don't know how to read 24 hour time. In this clip, see how to read 24 hour time and find out where it is commonly used. Look at the other time system used -12 hour time. Find out what those letters 'am' and 'pm' really mean! Compare ...

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Journey planner: quickest route 1

Help two children travel around town. Look at a map, then check bus and train timetables. Choose the fastest route. Notice that you may need to change between train or bus lines to achieve the best result. This learning object is the simplest in a series of four objects that progressively increase in difficulty.

Interactive resource

Journey planner: quickest route 4

Help two children travel around town. Look at a map, then check bus and train timetables. Choose the fastest route. Notice that you may need to change between train or bus lines to achieve the best result. This learning object is the last in a series of four objects that progressively increase in difficulty.

Interactive resource

Journey planner: quickest route 2

Help two children travel around town. Look at a map, then check bus and train timetables. Choose the fastest route. Notice that you may need to change between train or bus lines to achieve the best result. This learning object is the second in a series of four objects that progressively increase in difficulty.

Interactive Resource

Laptop wrap: Horology hiccup

A laptop-friendly resource focussed on the concept of time. Features guided technology-based activities.

Teacher resource

My transportation network - teacher resource

This teacher resource describes how students can explore transport networks using the spatial visualisation tool, SpatialGenie. They then use their ideas to explore concepts of transportation, leading to their own development of an electronic representation of a transport network.

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Time tools: 24-hour to the minute: time challenge

Use this tool to match clock times to the time presented on a Master clock. This learning object is one in a series of twelve learning objects.

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Time tools: 24-hour to the minute: time match

Use this tool to play a game and find the matching time cards in the smallest number of possible tries. This learning object is one in a series of twelve learning objects.

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Time tools: 24-hour to the minute

Explore time by using the clock controls to change and match times on analogue and digital clocks. Explore the features of 12-hour and 24-hour clocks and the passing of time from am to pm. Match clock times to the time presented on a Master clock. Play a game and find the matching time cards in the smallest number of possible ...

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Time tools: 24-hour to the minute: practice time

Use this tool to explore time by adjusting the controls to change and match times on analogue and digital clocks. Explore the features of 12-hour and 24-hour clocks and the passing of time from am to pm. This learning object is one in a series of twelve learning objects.

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Rainforest: book a flight

Travel to a national park in Victoria. Practise using 24-hour time. Select departure and arrival locations on a map of Australia and New Zealand. Use a timetable to book the most suitable flight. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky words. This learning object is the third in a series of nine objects. Eight objects ...

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Timetable: extreme talent quest: travel

Help plan an extreme talent quest by checking the travel plans for each act and working out their earliest arrival times. (They may be travelling via another destination first!) This learning object is one in a series of seven objects.

Tablet friendly (Interactive resource)

Rainforest: make a walking track

Mark the route for a walking track on a map of a rainforest. Choose a section of track based on instructions about distances, compass directions and grid references. Keep adding sections of track to get to the rest house. As you go, look up the meaning of tricky words.

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Mixed-Up Maths

Join our host, Ed, as he finds himself in all types of situations where only his knowledge of Maths can help him. From saving the planet from Aliens, to creating a superhero that can stop a strawberry milkshake tidal wave. From searching for buried treasure, to jumping like a daredevil, or planning the greatest circus party ...

Teacher resource

TIMES Module 3: Measurement and Geometry: time - teacher guide

This is a 20-page guide for teachers containing an introduction to the units of time and how to measure time. Time between events, time lines and timetables are considered. A brief history of the development of these concepts concludes the module.

Teacher resource

Telling the time - unit of work

This unit introduces the formal measurement of time using the terms 'o'clock', 'half past', 'quarter past' and 'quarter to' and their representation on an analogue clock. It is specifically for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), so the learning experiences offered are structured, methodical and sequential and ...

Teacher resource

Starting Smart: how can I improve the accuracy of estimation?

This curriculum resource package is a ten-week teaching plan and set of supporting resources for the primary years, focusing on reviewing students' knowledge and skills in measuring and estimating quantities and ordering numbers. Activities assist students to develop their knowledge of standard measurement units and to ...

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Timetable: extreme talent quest

Work out a program for the Antic Island Extreme Talent Quest. Check the travel plans for each act and work out their earliest arrival times. (They may be travelling via another destination first!) Place each act into a timetable slot. Create the final program for the talent quest. This learning object is the second in a ...