Percy Gets Measuring
Description

Designed to help children explore the subject of measurement at Key Stage 1, Percy Gets Measuring, introduces the topics of length, capacity and weight in a selection of interesting activities.

Children can practice using a set of balances on-screen to compare and match weights. Length is explored with activities involving measuring and comparison (using standard and non-standard units), whilst the activities on capacity also use standard and non-standard units.

The teacher's section allow use of of either Metric or Imperial measurements throughout the program.

This title is fully narrated for unsupervised use, includes a teacherís section and printable worksheets for use away from the computer. Additionally you can choose between metric and imperial units of measurement.

Key features:

  • Fun activities with interesting graphics and spoken instructions.
  • Explore length by measuring and comparing lengths.
  • Explore capacity by filling containers and comparing volumes of liquid.
  • Explore weight by using balances and selecting items of a given weight.

Range:

Percy  

Subject(s):

Early years   Numeracy  

Key stage(s):

Foundation, 1

Ages:  

3 - 6 years

Pricing
Single user:£34.00
3 user:£51.00
5 user:£68.00
10 user:£102.00
20 user:£136.00
Site licence:£204.00
all prices include media
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System requirements

PC: Pentium II 500mhz processor or greater, Microsoft Windows 98, 2000, XP or Vista, 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.
Mac: Power Mac G3 400mhz processor or greater, OS X (up to 10.4), 128mb RAM, 16 bit colour.

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Screen shots


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The main menu provides easy access to any of the six games and the settings section. Percy provides full narrated instructions for each game.
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The player has to look carefully at the images shown in this game, to decide which is the longest and which is the shortest.
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The player must drag the ruler into position in this activity to measure the object shown. The must then type in their answer to see if they have measured correctly!
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Players use a set of balance scales, on-screen, in this activity that requires them to move the weights to the scales to make them balance.
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Players can practice reading dials in this activity where they must identify the scales that show a certain weight.
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In this game, the player must practise reading capacity and click on the correct jug.
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Listen carefully to Percy's instructions, then turn on the tap and fill up the container until it holds the correct amount of water!
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The settings section allows you to set the level of difficulty and change a whole selection of other program settings.
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