Pancake Day is approaching…

Can you beat any of the records set below?!

Fun Pancake Maths Facts

Did you know…?
  • The largest pancake ever made was in Rochdale, Manchester in 1994. It was 15.01m in diameter, 2.5cm thick and weighed 3 tonnes.
  • The record for the most number of pancake flips in 1 minute is 140.
  • The highest pancake toss came to 9.47m in New York in 2010.
  • The most pancakes ever made in 1 hour is 1093 and this challenge was completed by an American restaurant owner in 2013

Maths on Scooters in Year 3!

Scooters!

  • Look at shapes. What 2D & 3D shapes can they find on a scooter? Discuss why certain shapes are used. Why are wheels round? Test.
  • Measuring Scooters – measure different parts of the scooter. Circumference, diameter & radius of the wheel, size & area of footboard, height of handlebars, length between two wheels, width of the handlebars etc. (children chose method of recording & measuring)
  • Speed (Practical task!)
    • Children on scooters outside ride a lap around the playground.
    • Measure speed to find fastest/slowest laps.
    • Work out the difference between their fastest/slowest laps.
  • Create a scooter fact file – record all their findings. Children chose methods of showing data. (graphs, tables etc)