The lessons
are in the context of topics including food
miles, tax payers and the make up of UK
population, all prime areas for the use of
maths as it helps students to understand
what’s going on. **
Click here**

__ Nuffield
Financial Management__A wide range of Starter Activities,
Assignments and Skill Sheets

**Foundation Level (GCSE D-G)**

**Making Sense of Money**

Managing Money

Managing Money

__Foundation Level (GCSE A*-C)__

**Calculating Finances**

**
Economic Citizen** shows how to prepare budget,
outlines loans, and how to compare between offers. Teachers'
notes and pupils' worksheets on buying a car and credit
rating. This is a 106 page pdf document which explores
a range of business issues.

**
Modelling Demand and Supply Forces in the Market Place**

There are a lot of games which simulate market demand and
supply, but this is the only one I know of that achieves
this in a way that will satisfy paper & pencil purists -
**
Click here**

__Bowland Case Studies__

Explorers: The 2nd task in the Explorers case study
presents a simple trading scenario

Water Availability: Students need to determine which country
requires water aid.

Reducing Road Accidents: Students need to decide how to
spend a £10,000 budget on Road Safety measures

Outbreak: Requires students to decide how to spend their
budget on vaccinating a population to prevent an outbreak of
a disease.

Highway Link Design: Students have to optimise the cost of
building a bypass

These
materials can be accessed online **
here**

__Her
Majesty’s Treasury, the Inland Revenue and Her Majesty’s
Customs and Excise
__The Red Box is an
interactive citizenship website from Her Majesty’s Treasury,
the Inland Revenue and Her Majesty’s Customs and Excise for
7- to 16-year-olds.

Through playing games and answering questions, students learn about tax and public spending. The site also contains background information, worksheets and lesson plans for teachers. The latest version of the Shockwave plug-in is required to access this website.

**www.redbox.gov.uk**

__
Mathematical Mistakes__

A site dedicated to the listing of mathematical mistakes made
over and over by advertisers, the media, reporters,
politicians, activists, and in general many non-math people.

**
www.members.cox.net/mathmistakes/**