Resource ID 101151

Upper KS2 Mathematics

Statistics / Handling Data
Interpreting Railway Data
"Interpreting Railway Data "
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Interpreting Railway Data "
Précis

This is a Mathematics/Statistics resource that enables students to practise their problem-solving skills that relate to reading and interpreting data.

Contextual Summary


This is a Mathematics/Statistics resource that enables students to practise their problem-solving skills that relate to reading and interpreting data. The task is based on the reading of actual timetables from the Isle of Wight Steam Railway.

As the task links to specific information about the Isle of Wight Steam Railway it should be interesting and relevant to students when they visit.

Questions have been chosen because they link with core Mathematics/Statistics skills.

Key Skills Practised
  • Reading skills
  • Interpretative skills
  • Problem-solving skills
  • Application of addition and subtraction
Learning Opportunities

Pre-Visit

Completion of Mathematics - Statistics: Interpreting Railway Data resource linked to this document

On-Site

Students will hopefully be able to employ the skills of timetable-reading they have practised if done as a pre-visit task. They can complete on-site if they wish.

Post-Visit

Completion of Mathematics - Statistics: Interpreting Railway Data resource linked to this document

Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of how timetables work through completion of the problem-solving and interpretative challenge in this task.

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