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Bonny and tommy’s school féte

Educator section

Memorandum

It is imperative that the educator is familiar with the content of this module before it is given to the learners, as this module contains advanced and enrichment work. Learners in the first two groups should find it a challenge and should be able to cope with it. Do not expose learners to tasks that are too difficult for them and which frustrate them. (Select according to their abilities).

The activities, the construction of mobiles, can be done classically. They can be combined with Technology.

  • Number Concept to 1 500
  • Operations :
  • Addition, subtraction and multiplication – two and three digit numbers with and without regrouping of the tens and the hundreds;
  • Division – two digit numbers with regrouping of the tens and remainders, e.g. 66 ÷ 4 =

In Module 7 number concept is extended to 1500. All addition, subtraction and multiplication calculations are performed with 2-digit and 3-digit numbers with and without regrouping of hundreds and tens. Division is only done with 2-digit numbers with regrouping of tens, with a remainder e.g. 66 ÷ 4 =

A discussion about the féte is necessary beforehand so that the learners may order their thoughts and plan the picture.

The learners must understand counting onwards from one thousand very well. Use similar number blocks from 1 101 to 1200, 1201 to 1300, 1301 to 1400 and 1401 to 1500 if necessary.

Shopping games should be used to help learners to calculate change.

Give special attention to equal quantities of and mℓ.

Use the posters for more calculations and provide opportunities for the learners to ask one another to do certain calculations.

This is an activity to be done on the playground. Let the learners measure with a trundle wheel.

Learners are expected to be able to count in a language other than their home language. If there are learners in the class who are proficient in another language, they should be given the opportunity to do so.

These involve consolidation of operations. Attend to problem areas.

The calculations of fractions of numbers may cause problems for some learners. Encourage them to try, even if they only accomplish the easier ones.

The 8x and ÷ are done simultaneously with eights . It is not compulsory for them to know these.

Multiplication is done with regrouping of hundreds as well as tens.

This activity tests the learners’ knowledge of numbers and reasoning abilities.

Division with regrouping the tens and a remainder requires much practice in the concrete. Learners must be able to say how they think and what they are doing before they attempt written work. Much practice is needed.

Encourage learners to test their operations.

This activity cannot be completed in one day. It can be combined with Technology. If there is not enough time, learners can be divided into groups of 5 to allow each learner to complete 1 shape, in which case the group will make a collective mobile sharing all knowledge with one another. If they find folding and pasting the round edges of the cone and cylinder they can paste these on the outside or they can cut off the round edges.

The shapes should preferably be duplicated on manilla, but if this is not available, use ordinary paper.

Leaner section

Content

Activity: make your own collective mobile [lo 3.1, lo 3.2]

  • These 3-D shapes have been cut open. Do you recognise them? They have been enlarged on the next pages. Follow the instructions and make your own mobile for your room.
  • Complete one shape at a time.

Instructions for all 5 shapes:

  1. Write your name lightly on all the shapes .
  2. Cut out 1 of the shapes neatly along the outlines (black lines) .
  3. Punch holes where it is marked with a o .
  4. Decorate the outside of the shape with your own patterns.
  5. Fold along all the dotted lines .
  6. Mark the grey sections . These must be folded over so that they can be pasted down.

Practise the folding over before you glue them.

  1. Apply glue onto one grey section at a time and paste it.
  2. Complete the shape and leave it for the glue to dry.
  3. Follow the same steps until all the shapes have been completed.
  4. Match the 3-Dshapes to the 2-Dshapes on p. 23 and write their names.
  5. Tie a piece of thin fishing-line to every shape .

12. Tie the shapes to a small plank and there hangs your mobile!

Assessement

Learning Outcome 3: The learner will be able to describe and represent characteristics and relationships between two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in a variety of orientations and positions.

Assessment Standard 3.1: We know this when the learner recognises, identifies and names two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in the environment and in pictures;

Assessment Standard 3.2: We know this when the learner describes, sorts and compares two-dimensional shapes and three-dimensional objects in pictures and the environment.

Questions & Answers

What fields keep nano created devices from performing or assimulating ? Magnetic fields ? Are do they assimilate ?
Stoney Reply
why we need to study biomolecules, molecular biology in nanotechnology?
Adin Reply
?
Kyle
yes I'm doing my masters in nanotechnology, we are being studying all these domains as well..
Adin
why?
Adin
what school?
Kyle
biomolecules are e building blocks of every organics and inorganic materials.
Joe
anyone know any internet site where one can find nanotechnology papers?
Damian Reply
research.net
kanaga
sciencedirect big data base
Ernesto
Introduction about quantum dots in nanotechnology
Praveena Reply
what does nano mean?
Anassong Reply
nano basically means 10^(-9). nanometer is a unit to measure length.
Bharti
do you think it's worthwhile in the long term to study the effects and possibilities of nanotechnology on viral treatment?
Damian Reply
absolutely yes
Daniel
how to know photocatalytic properties of tio2 nanoparticles...what to do now
Akash Reply
it is a goid question and i want to know the answer as well
Maciej
characteristics of micro business
Abigail
for teaching engĺish at school how nano technology help us
Anassong
Do somebody tell me a best nano engineering book for beginners?
s. Reply
there is no specific books for beginners but there is book called principle of nanotechnology
NANO
what is fullerene does it is used to make bukky balls
Devang Reply
are you nano engineer ?
s.
fullerene is a bucky ball aka Carbon 60 molecule. It was name by the architect Fuller. He design the geodesic dome. it resembles a soccer ball.
Tarell
what is the actual application of fullerenes nowadays?
Damian
That is a great question Damian. best way to answer that question is to Google it. there are hundreds of applications for buck minister fullerenes, from medical to aerospace. you can also find plenty of research papers that will give you great detail on the potential applications of fullerenes.
Tarell
what is the Synthesis, properties,and applications of carbon nano chemistry
Abhijith Reply
Mostly, they use nano carbon for electronics and for materials to be strengthened.
Virgil
is Bucky paper clear?
CYNTHIA
carbon nanotubes has various application in fuel cells membrane, current research on cancer drug,and in electronics MEMS and NEMS etc
NANO
so some one know about replacing silicon atom with phosphorous in semiconductors device?
s. Reply
Yeah, it is a pain to say the least. You basically have to heat the substarte up to around 1000 degrees celcius then pass phosphene gas over top of it, which is explosive and toxic by the way, under very low pressure.
Harper
Do you know which machine is used to that process?
s.
how to fabricate graphene ink ?
SUYASH Reply
for screen printed electrodes ?
SUYASH
What is lattice structure?
s. Reply
of graphene you mean?
Ebrahim
or in general
Ebrahim
in general
s.
Graphene has a hexagonal structure
tahir
On having this app for quite a bit time, Haven't realised there's a chat room in it.
Cied
what is biological synthesis of nanoparticles
Sanket Reply
what's the easiest and fastest way to the synthesize AgNP?
Damian Reply
China
Cied
how did you get the value of 2000N.What calculations are needed to arrive at it
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Source:  OpenStax, Mathematics grade 3. OpenStax CNX. Oct 14, 2009 Download for free at http://cnx.org/content/col11128/1.1
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