Text 'Mission to Mars' - An AMSI Schools 'Rich Task' in Number & Place Value - Calculate

TLF ID A004334

This task aims provide a rich, contextual activity through which students can gain an understanding of the distances relevant to the size of our solar system, and how an understanding of place value, metric measurement systems and time measurement can be used to represent these large distances and convert calculations to solve problems.

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  • Teaching and learning
Year level

5; 6

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  • Name: Calculate
  • Organization: Calculate
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  • Name: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Organization: Australian Mathematical Sciences Institute
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
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  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
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