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Using a trundle wheel measure the perimeter of the

following places. Be as accurate as you can and
record the results in the table below.

Place Perimeter
(Metres)
Outside of the Basket
Ball Court
Outline of the Fort
Outside of the Cricket
Nets
Rubbish Bin from the
Playground
Handball Squares
One Third of the
Basket Ball Court
Around Room 24
Your choice 1
Your choice 2

Which place had the largest perimeter?
________________________________
How big was the perimeter of this place?
______________________________
Which place had the smallest perimeter?
_______________________________
How small was the perimeter of this place?
_____________________________
Did you find it easy or difficult to use a trundle wheel
to measure the perimeter of each place within the
school? _________________________ Why do you think this
was the case?
________________________________________________
Have you used a trundle wheel to measure before
today’s activity? _____________
Would you use a trundle wheel again to measure
perimeter? __________________
Why or why not?
________________________________________________
Did you find it easier to measure length or perimeter
using a trundle wheel? _____
Why?
_________________________________________________________

Using a trundle wheel measure the following lengths
and record them in the table below. Be as accurate as
possible.

Place to Measure Length (Metres)
Longest side of the
Basket Ball Court
Shortest side of the
Basket Ball Court
A Silver Seat
The Open End of the
Cricket Nets
The Length of the Girls
toilet Block
The Length of the Boys
Toilet Block
Your choice 1
Your choice 2

Which place had the largest length?
________________________________
How long was the length of this place?
______________________________
Which place had the smallest length?
________________________________
How long was the length of this place?
______________________________
Did you find it easy or difficult to use a trundle wheel
to measure the length of each place within the
school? _________________________ Why do you think this
was the case?
________________________________________________
Would you use a trundle wheel again to measure
length? ____________________
Why or why not?
________________________________________________