Thinking through Mathematics: Engaging students with inquiry- based learning

Book 3 (ages 10–13)

Sue Allmond, Jill Wells and Katie Makar

$39.95 | 978 1 74200 484 6 | 104 pp

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Younger students' curiosity will carry them through their inquiries; at this older age, the authenticity of the investigation becomes crucial. Students work to define, plan, evaluate and communicate their responses to more complicated (yet still deliberately ambiguous), authentic inquiry questions.

  • Thinking through Mathematics Book 3 (ages 10–13)
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Resource sheets from Book 3

INTRODUCTION: TEACHER RESOURCES



UNIT 1: DISCO DOZEN

Which songs would your year level most like thear played at their school disco?

UNIT 2: FIGHT FOR FLIGHT

What is the best design for a loopy aeroplane?

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UNIT 3: FOOD FOR THOUGHT

Dprimary school children eat nutritious breakfast cereals?

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UNIT 4: GROWING UP

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UNIT 5: IS SALT AT FAULT?

To what extent does salinity affect native plants?

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UNIT 7: PRACTICAL PLANTINGS

What is the best class vegetable garden that we could plant?

UNIT 8: RECORD BREAKINGS

Are athletes getting better over time?

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UNIT 9: TAKE OR MAKE?

How expensive is takeaway food?

UNIT 10: WALKING SCHOOL BUS

What is the best walking school bus route in our school catchment area?

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