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Settlers

The Earth's days are numbered as a giant asteroid is about to strike the planet. Students, playing the part of a leading scientist, are asked to create a colony on Mars, thus saving mankind.

They also have to find fractional amounts of resources before ordering the correct number of shipments needed based on currency conversions. Also they locate resources based on counting the edges of squares, using bearings and radial measurements.

Britain's Got Power

Students become Head of the Department of Energy and Climate Change with a brief to ensure that the UK's renewable energy targets are met by 2020.

They learn to read and interpret bar and pie charts, as well as sorting sources of energy into "renewable" and "non-renewable" categories. Other activities include calculating fractions and percentages of large numbers, as well as using a compound interest formula.

Going for Gold

Students become mentor to a young athlete in his bid to achieve sporting greatness by taking him to the height of his fitness capability. They calculate percentage amounts of fat, protein and carbohydrates and select the best menu options, as well as the training schedule. Then the student is involved in an nth term formula, calculating distances using the distance = speed ? …

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