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Proportion, Graphs and Equations - Calculate

This unit challenges students to identify and describe everyday examples of ‘direct’ and ‘indirect’ proportion. They learn to recognise direct and inverse proportion from graphs, distinguish between positive and negative gradients and use the equation y = kx to model direct linear proportion.


Rates and ratios: Year 8 – planning tool

This planning resource for Year 8 is for the topic of Rates and ratios. Students recognise and use rates to solve problems including, constant rates, rate of pay, cost per kilogram, recipes, simple interest and average rates. Students will also be required to make comparisons between two related quantities of different ...


Catalyst: Nautical Robots

How might you find out how much and where the Earth's oceans are warming? Watch the report by Ruben Meerman and discover how more than 3000 'nautical robots', known as argo floats, have been placed in the oceans to collect data on variations in temperature, pressure and salinity.


Secondary mathematics: different representations

These seven learning activities, which focus on 'representations' using a variety of tools (software) and devices (hardware), illustrate the ways in which content, pedagogy and technology can be successfully and effectively integrated in order to promote learning. In the activities, teachers use different representations ...