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NZ Maths: Catering Size

An inspiring resource for learning numeracy

Building measurement and problem solving through scaling components of a recipe

This resource is made up of five sessions relating to measurement and problem solving in food technology.

Students are required to consider different elements of measurement such as converting units, comparing measurements and solving problems involving rates.

Sessions are easily adapted to suit the needs of different students as reinforcing and extending ideas are included for each session.

Stage: Level 9 to 10

Proficiency

  • Fluency
  • Problem Solving

HITS

  • Differentiated Teaching
  • Structuring Lessons

Cross-curricular

  • Health and Physical Education: Food Technology

Audience

  • Teachers

Teaching and Learning Cycle:

  • Teach
  • Plan

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Reflective Prompt

Food technology provides topics that work as a catalyst for estimating and using measurement.

Share an example where you have used food technology in one of your lessons to support and promote numeracy.

Reflective Prompt

Food technology provides topics that work as a catalyst for estimating and using measurement.

Share an example where you have used food technology in one of your lessons to support and promote numeracy.

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to support children and young people’s fluency?

Proficiency Reflective Prompt

How would you use this resource in your context to support children and young people’s fluency?

Attention Global2 users: Department-funding for Global2 is being discontinued.

The Department of Education and Training will not be funding the use of Global2 past the end of the current contract on 31st of December 2020.

Please refer to FUSE for further details on the discontinuation of funding and transition options available for schools.