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Main subject: Math
related subject: Science, Sports, ICT
Duration: 90 minutes.
Age groups: Age 10, Age 11, Age 12
Submitted by: Sascha

Learning objectives:

The students repeat the topics of the year with mixed tasks.

Implemented digital tools:

MathCityMap, IPad/Tablet

Supported digital competence for student:

Communication and collaboration, Problem solving

Elaboration of the competences:

The students have to work in groups to solve mathematical problems on an outdoor trail.


You must create several tasks that fit the topics of the school year. Therefore, you must take pictures at the locations, add GPS coordinates (by clicking on a map), add sample solutions and hints. You must compile a trail with a the tasks in it. Think about gamification and which way to distribute the groups to the tasks. Add a “classroom” by selecting when the trail shall be accessible, you get a code. Make sure internet access is avaible on the area where your trail is. Otherwise students have to download the trail and can’t communicate with you.


Give a short introduction to the app MathCityMap. Share the code with the students. They have to give themselves a groupname and individual names (can be made up). Students download the trail if necessary.


Groups spread across the area and do the tasks given. They can communicate with the teacher if they need further help than given in the hints.


Once the students finished the trail they return to the classroom and compare their results with the other groups. They can reflect on the mathematical tools they needed to solve the tasks.

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