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Age range: 7-11
Duration: 60 or more mins
  • Maths

Measure distance

Make a measuring wheel that measures distances

In this engaging STEM activity for kids, learners will make a measuring wheel for accurately measuring distance, also known as an odometer.

This activity is aimed at primary school children and could be used as a main lesson activity to introduce the characteristics of a circle, to contribute to learning about measurement or to teach learners about how the ancient Greeks have affected life in the modern world.

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The activity sheet includes teacher notes, guidance, useful web links, and links (where appropriate) to the national curriculum in each of the four devolved UK nations; England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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