# The worlds tallest man is 8ft 1in or 2.47m. Click here to watch the video of the worlds tallest man visiting London recently.here.

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The worlds tallest man is 8ft 1in or 2.47m. Click here to watch the video of the worlds tallest man visiting London recently.here

The worlds tallest man is 8ft 1in or 2.47m. Would he be able to stand up in your classroom? Or in the corridor outside your room?

The worlds tallest man is 8ft 1in or 2.47m. How tall are you? A London bus is 4.38m. A black taxi is 1.765m. Put these four heights in order of size – then draw a scale diagram showing the relative heights.

The worlds tallest man has hands that measure 27.5cm and his feet are 36.5cm. How big are your hands and feet? How can you show this information?

Up2d8 maths Tall Story Teacher Notes

Tall Story Introduction: The worlds tallest man, Sultan Kosen from Turkey, has been named by Guinness World Records for the launch of their 2010 book. Sultan Kosen is 2.47m tall and is 10cm taller than the previous title holder. This resource invites pupils to consider the height of the worlds tallest man in relation to their own height and other measurements. Content objectives: This context provides the opportunity for teachers and students to explore a number of objectives. You could: choose and use appropriate units and tools, interpreting, with appropriate accuracy, numbers on a range of measuring instruments make sensible estimates of a range of measures in relation to everyday situations identify the mathematical features of a context or problem; try out and compare mathematical representations; select appropriate procedures and tools, including ICT. Process objectives: These will depend on the amount of freedom you allow your class with the activity. It might be worth considering how youre going to deliver the activity and highlighting the processes that this will allow on the diagram below: