## Maths Calculator Skills

by newmrsc

- 4.828 reviews

A lesson created to support pupils in getting to know and use their calculator ahead of GCSE exams. Includes starter & plenary group memory exercises, pair activity to find buttons using co-ordinates and then individual task to work through different buttons needed at GCSE. The slides are aimed at Higher paper candidates but could be used for foundation by removing the Higher topics. Instructions on what to print out for the lesson are on the last slide. NOTE: This is based on using a Casio FX 83/85GT calculator but could be adapted for other models.

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So often students lose marks due to tiny mistakes, not mistakes in science but tiny mistakes in how they use a calculator.<br />
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This workbook will allow you to practice the most common skills needed in science exams.<br />
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Covering;<br />
-mean averages<br />
-anomalies<br />
-range and interval<br />
-rounding and significant figures<br />
-standard form<br />
-fractions and decimals<br />
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Each section has ten questions (and answers) and an assessment at the end of the book

#### Maths and Calculator Skills for Science Students inc. answers

So often students lose marks due to tiny mistakes, not mistakes in science but tiny mistakes in how to use a calculator. I made this for my students to help fix some of those problems<br />
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This workbook will allow your students to practice the most common skills needed in science exams.<br />
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I have worked really hard on this on this, as a professional courtesy I would ask you to respect my copyright. Please so not remove my branding, alter this or share with other teachers. <br />
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Covering;<br />
-mean averages<br />
-anomalies<br />
-range and interval<br />
-rounding and significant figures<br />
-standard form<br />
-fractions and decimals

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