SHAPE, SPACE & MEASURE

MATHS

ABOUT

Our ability to analyse and understand the world around us is vital for many professions whether you work in construction, hairdressing or a hundred different job roles. In these units we look at the terminology and skills required to work with shape, space and measurements.

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UNITS

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Converting measurements 2
Converting measurements 2

In this follow on video we look at how to convert between pence and pounds as well as minutes and seconds. Animated video – 3 …

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Converting units of measure
Converting units of measure

Ever got confused by centimetres, metres and kilometres? Want to do some DIY or need some help preparing for that Maths exam? Watch this short video where we take a look at how to convert between different units of measurement. Animated video – 3 …

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Shape and Space
Shape and Space

Being able to measure and define our spaces is a critical skill for work and home. Consequently it is also an important skill to learn for functional skills exams. In this video we look at some simple examples for measuring space and working with the results. Video – 2 …

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Analogue time
Analogue time

This is a brief module that looks at the difference between analogue and digital time and how to convert between them. Interactive unit with …

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Using time
Using time

In this module we will look at reading 24 and 12 hour times as well as making calculations based on them Interactive …

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Position and direction
Position and direction

This module shows you how to describe position and direction followed by a number of exercises to practice. Interactive module with …

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Scales on maps and Drawings
Scales on maps and Drawings

This module shows you how to calculate dimensions from scale drawings and create a scale diagram. If you have not already done so, checkout Simple Scales L1 for the basics on how scales work. Interactive module with …

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The properties of shapes
The properties of shapes

In this module you’ll find out what properties 2D and 3D shapes have. Interactive module with quiz …

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Scales and maps on drawings
Scales and maps on drawings

This module shows you how to recognise and make use of simple scales on maps and drawings, followed an exercises to work through an example. Interactive module and …

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Using angles for position and direction
Using angles for position and direction

This module shows you how to use and measure angles to work out position and direction along with practice exercises Interactive module with …

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Visual estimation
Visual estimation

VIDEO : 3 minute digital animation – requires audio How and when to use visual estimation. Visual estimation is all about making judgements and calculations based on what you can see or observe. This is a very useful skill for many …

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