Going on a treasure hunt
A treasure hunt is a great opportunity for everyday mathematical exploration. A good way to start this exploration is to investigate maps of familiar places. See if you can find maps online of familiar places such as the zoo, a local recreational area, a shopping centre. You can also look at road maps and public transport networks such as bus, train or tram routes.
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Article author: Hayley Bates
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