Resource ID 102392

KS3 Mathematics

"Can you outrun a dinosaur?"
Key Stage ED Squirrel
Resource Title
"Can you outrun a dinosaur?"
This resource is part of a collection with the following variants:

102391 - KS4 Mixed Ability

102392 - KS3 High Ability [THIS DOCUMENT]


This is a fun curriculum-based mathematics resource that enables students to practise their solving of formulae and their understanding of how to collate and present data, whilst drawing conclusions from statistics and interpreting their answer to an overall question.

Contextual Summary

The resource links to dinosaurs found on the Isle of Wight specifically, ensuring relevance on the visit for students whilst ensuring the wider curricular relevance is maintained. Questions have been chosen because they link directly with the key curriculum areas.

Key Skills Practised
  • Practising measuring skills
  • Summarising, collating, presenting and interpreting data
  • Drawing conclusions from their results
  • Applying formulae to a hypothetical dinosaur encounter
Learning Opportunities
Learning Outcomes

Students will be able to demonstrate their ability to understand the process of working out the answer to the question using various mathematical skills and stages. They will have practised measuring skills, whilst summarising, collating, presenting and interpreting statistic data, ultimately drawing conclusions from their results.

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