# The British Museum

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The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures. This collection offers a rich source of inspiration for teachers. Our classroom and visit resources support object-based learning across the curriculum and are designed to meet the varied needs of students from EYFS through to Key Stage 5.

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The British Museum holds in trust for the nation and the world a collection of art and antiquities from ancient and living cultures. This collection offers a rich source of inspiration for teachers. Our classroom and visit resources support object-based learning across the curriculum and are designed to meet the varied needs of students from EYFS through to Key Stage 5.

#### Activity: Critical consumer

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Students have 15 minutes to analyse different purchasing options from a number of stores and justify their choice of retailer.

#### Money and mathematics

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This resource provides inspiration for a lesson using objects from throughout the history of money to explore topics such as weight, volume and shape.

#### Maths: Pattern

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A look at how people from around the world have used pattern to decorate a variety of objects using colour, shape and symmetry.

#### Activity: Which coin is which

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Without looking into the bag, students should analyse current British coins and try to determine their total value and size properties in order to create a classification flow chart.

#### Activity: How do you construct a 50p

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By considering the properties of a 50p, students are challenged to construct one.

#### Activity: Financial loop game

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Working in pairs within a card game, students will need to determine the account balance, following different financial instructions.

#### Activity: Warhol Challenge

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Students will apply logic skills to connect the nine dollar signs with only four straight lines and without taking their pen off the paper.

#### Activity: Note-ably different

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Students have 10 minutes to create their own banknotes. They will then mathematically compare these to a current and a historical banknote.