Age range: 11-14
Duration: 60 or more mins
  • Biology
  • D&T
  • Mathematics

How much waste?

Discuss the link between volume of sewage and underground sewage systems

This activity challenges students to move beyond an ‘out of sight, out of mind’ approach to sewage as they use and develop their mathematical process skills within the real-world contexts presented.

Activity info, teachers' notes and curriculum links

This starter activity provides a quick, engaging introduction to a lesson, focusing on the link between sewage and the underground tunnel system.

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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