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Core Maths – Trees and Carbon Capture

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Resource produced in collaboration with MEI

Brief overview of session ‘logic’

  • Why trees are good
  • How much carbon do trees sequester?
  • How does the amount of carbon sequestered by a tree change during its lifecycle?

Mathematical opportunities offered

  • Interpretation of data, statistics, graphs, infographics in context
  • Critiquing graphs
  • Analysing and comparing data in order to develop and present a conclusion
  • Making assumptions
  • Making predictions
  • Reading scales

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