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Metric to Imperial conversion rates available at

http://convert.french-property.co.uk/

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Take feedback from children on the investigation.

If we carried on trying would we find a solution?

Reinforce the idea that some investigations cannot be solved.

However it took resilience to carry on trying and the answer that it wasn’t possible is acceptable.

Children to explore Energy sources investigation.

Is it possible to connect Gas, water and electricity to all 3 of the houses without any pipes crossing over?

After about 10 mins ask what might help the investigation. Suggest moving the houses and energy sources about in a different layout.

Why not see if working with a partner helps?

Discuss with children some sources of energy in Victorian times.

When electricity, gas and water eventually needed to be supplied to every house they needed to install pipes.

Show layout on board.

                       houses

G      W        E      

Pose the problem      

What skills will help us solve this investigation?                             

Discuss with children how units of measurement have changed over history.

Brainstorm some units with the children.

Tell children that 1inch is approx 2.5cm.

How long in cm would 5 inches be? Etc.

Tell children that an ounce is approx 28g.

In g what is 2, 4, 5 , 2½ ounces worth?

Repeat with other conversions appropriate to age and ability of children.

e.g. 1 pint is approx ½ a litre.

Has every problem got at least one solution?

Plenary/

Assessment

Elli Based

Activity

Whole class teaching

Mental Maths

Focus Question

ELLI

Curiosity

Meaning Making

Changing

Resilience

Strategic Awareness

Creativity

Learning Relationships

SUBJECT - Numeracy

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