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reSolve: Time: Mission Control to ISS

This sequence of two lessons explores reading and interpreting timetables. Students are challenged to construct a daily schedule for three astronauts on the International Space Station given a series of activities and duties undertaken. They are then presented with a scenario and order the events, and add and subtract times with the use of a timeline. The sequence is outlined in detail including curriculum links, vocabulary, materials needed, presentation slides, discussion points and student resources. This sequence is part of the reSolve: Mathematics by Inquiry program.

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Year level(s) Year 6
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation
Keywords time, scheduling, timetables, timelines

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Numeracy
Strand and focus Build understanding, Apply understanding, Measurement
Topics Time
AC: Mathematics content descriptions
ACMMG139 Interpret and use timetables
National numeracy learning progression Measuring time - MeT4

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reSolve Maths by Inquiry

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