Numeracy problems
to solve for Key Stage 1, 2 and 3
Key
Stage 1 Solve it...! Zoo Trip
Complaints have been received about the distances
involved in walking around Hainton Zoo.
Below is a map of the pathways around the zoo, which visitors must stick
to.
Task
Find the entrance, describe 3 different ways of
getting to the Lion's Den.
You are at the cafe, find the shortest route to
visit the Deer. How far is it?
From the Giraffe's find the shortest route to the
Monkey's.
Two children need the toilet. They are in the Camel's
den! Give them directions to find the toilets which are in the cafe.
You will need to find the quickest route, won't you!!
An extra task
If you were to walk all of the way around the outside
of the zoo, but do not visit the cafe, Giraffes or crocodiles how far
will you have walked in total?
Key
Stage 2 and 3 Solve it...! Zoo Trip
Complaints have been received about the distances
involved in walking around Hainton Zoo.
Below is a map of the pathways around the zoo, which visitors must stick
to.
Find the entrance, describe 3 different ways of
getting to the Lions Den.
Task
By only walking all around the outside of the
zoo, how far would you have walked? Give your answers in:
Meters
Kilometres
At sometime on your journey in (a) you decide
to stop and get an ice-cream from the cafe, what's the minimum distance
that will be added to your journey?
Can you find the maximum distance?
The Head Zoo Keeper decides to research
the shortest distance that must be walked in order to visit
all od the animals enclosures and the cafe. He must start and
finish at the entrance. You may need to visit some places twice.
Can you help him?
An extra task
The Hippos are breeding and are not to be disturbed! Their enclosure
is therefore out of bounds. How would this affect you chosen route,
still enabling you to visit all of the other animals?