Teach fractions and global land use simultaneously – PiCaM

Publisher: Project in Citizenship and Mathematics

KS2: ages 7-11KS3: ages 11-14KS4: ages 14-16PDF

The students discuss the distribution of land use patterns in different countries and, at the same time, get into the topic of ratios. The climatic and geographical differences in terms of land use are also addressed. They work with data and get to know advantages and disadvantages of simplification and modelling and question the use of mathematics in structuring experience of the world.

Global citizenship competences addressed:

 capacity to examine global issues
 analytical & critical thinking skills
 communication & co-operation skills
 conflict resolution skills

Global citizenship content:

Consider the world as a whole; get to know living conditions in different countries;
consciously perceive one’s own living environment; solve tasks in teams with equal rights

Mathematical content
Estimating, rounding, summarising and simplifying; analysing data; interpreting and
comparing proportions and fractions

 

Four hours worth of teaching content.

 

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    • The students discuss the distribution of land use patterns in different countries and, at the same time, get into the topic of ratios. The climatic and geographical differences in terms of land use are also addressed. They work with data and get to know advantages and disadvantages of simplification and modelling and question the use of mathematics in structuring experience of the world. Global citizenship competences addressed:  capacity to examine global issues  analytical & critical thinking skills  communication & co-operation skills  conflict resolution skills Global citizenship content: Consider the world as a whole; get to know living conditions in different countries; consciously perceive one's own living environment; solve tasks in teams with equal rights Mathematical content Estimating, rounding, summarising and simplifying; analysing data; interpreting and comparing proportions and fractions Four hours worth of teaching content.
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