# mathematics activities for young learners: space tour in mars

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This interesting activity is specially designed for pripary pupils (Year 1) to help them to boost their addition and subtraction skills.

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• 1. SpAcE tOuR in mArS Enjoyable and Fun Activity For Elementary Pupils

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• This activity fulfils the Malaysian curriculum specifications (Primary Mathematics) due to its various contents. This activity primarily covers the operation of addition and subtraction within the range of 18. Following are some related learning outcomes from the curriculum specification:
• Learning Objective: Use and apply knowledge of addition in reallife.
• Learning Outcomes: Pupils will be able to involve problemsinvolving addition in real life situation.
• Subtraction:
• Learning Objective: Use and apply knowledge of subtraction inreal life.
• Learning Outcomes: Pupils will be able to involve problemsinvolving subtraction in real life situation.
• The Space Tour in Mars activity followed will portray these elements of Curriculum Specification.

Curriculum Specification 3. Space Tour in Mars 4. There is a Space Tour bus in town.Mr. Crab, his Math teacher,asks Mr. Spongebob to count howmany passenger in the bus whenthe bus stop at the end of the tour.Since he is not allowed to go intothe bus to count,he has to find other wayto count it. But HOW? 5. Instruction

• You will be told the number of passengers in the bus when it starts the tour in Mars.
• To find out the number in each station, count how many passengers go down or get into the bus in each station. Look at the arrows as clues:
• 2.When the tour is over, tell Mr. Spongebob how many passengers are there in the bus?

IN OUT 6. Lets Begin LET'S BEGIN Space Tour in Mars 7.

• Today,the bus will go to 5 places. At the start point, there are 5 passengers in the bus.

START END 1 2 3 4 5 8. START END 1 2 3 4 5 The bus moves to the first station called DORORO. 9.

• DORORO is the main gateway to Mars.

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• When the bus arrives in DORORO, a number of passengers go down and new passengers come into the bus. How many passengers are there in the bus now?

11. START END 1 2 3 4 5 Then, the bus continues the journey to the second place called TIMBAKTU. 12.

• TIMBAKTU is the most modern port in Mars.

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• In TIMBAKTU, a number of passengers go down and new passengers come into the bus. How many passengers are there in the bus?

14. START END 1 2 3 4 5 After that, the bus goes to the modern city called CRBCITY. 15.

• CYBCITY is the most unique city in Mars.

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• A number of passengers go down and new passengers come into the bus. How many passengers are there in the bus now in CYBCITY?

17. START END 1 2 3 4 5 Next, the bus goes to the fourth station called LEITOUILLE. 18.

• LEITOUILLE is an interesting leisure park with magnificent scenery.

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• In LEITOUILLE, no passenger go down but new passengers come into the bus. How many passengers are there in the bus now?

20. START END 1 2 3 4 5 SPAVIEW is the final station for the day 21.

• SPAVIEW is a perfect place in Mars for those who want to view the solar system.

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• Many passengers go down and a new passenger come into the bus. How many passengers are there in the bus now in SPAVIEW?

23. START END 1 2 3 4 5 That is the last station for todays tour in Mars. Now, can you tell me how many passengers are there in the bus? 24. For answer, refer to the slide ofTEACHERS GUIDE 1 BEST OF LUCK!