Mathematics of scale: big, small and everything in between

Topics:

Biological Sciences – Cells, The Body

Chemical Sciences – Atoms, Particle Models

Earth and Space Sciences – The Solar System, Rocks, Plate Tectonics, Extreme Earth Events, The Changing Earth

Physical Sciences

Additional: Careers, Maths, Technology

Concepts (South Australia):

Biological Sciences – Form and Function

Chemical Sciences – Properties of Matter

Earth and Space Sciences – The Earth’s Surface, Earth in Space

Physical Sciences

Years: 8, 9, 10

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Word Count: 789

Fractals are critical tool for measuring and understanding how from little things big things grow. This intriguing article works well with all Sciences to help students better understand size scales, particularly for years 8, 9 and 10.

Additional interactive activity suggestion included at the end.

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