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Age range: 7-11
Duration: 30-59 mins
  • Maths

Using time to record

Measure the time taken to complete a task and plot results in a graph

In this engaging STEM activity for kids, students will discover how to measure and record the time taken for an activity. Learners will then use this knowledge to record the time taken to perform a set exercise, then plot and interpret a graph of the results.

This exercise combines maths, PE, engineering and history and is aimed at primary school children. It could be used as a main lesson activity, to introduce the concept of measurement and measuring using equipment and tools, or to further develop and investigate recording results and plotting graphs.

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All activity sheets and supporting resources are free to download, and all the documents are fully editable, so you can tailor them to your students’ and your schools’ needs.

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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