This resource introduces Fermi estimation, and suggests three scenarios to explore.
Fermi Estimation - Tea in China
Number and Measures
Appreciation of estimation
•Pearson / Edexcel
Ideal for group work with plenty of opportunity for collaboration and discussion.
In addition to these teacher guidance notes, see: ‘For all the tea in China… (Fermi estimation)’ PowerPoint.
Link to other Fermi estimation problems (see Core Maths resource: Fermi Estimation).
Developed by Hartismere School.