Making Connections with Big Numbers

Understanding Place Value to 10,000 000

Do you really have an idea of how big a million is?

In Year 6, we have been making connections in applying everyday life situations to our understanding of how big a million really is. Throughout the year we want to explore the different connections between the many concepts we will be learning. What are the relationships between these different number concepts and how do they apply to our everyday lives?

Inspired by How Big is a Million? By Anna Milbourne

What would be an efficient way to count a million raindrops? Can you count a million raindrops?