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How risky is life? Lesson 1. Which of these do we worry about?. Are there other things we should worry about?. Brainstorm. Brainstorm the following ideas.. What dangers do your family and friends worry about ? What changes do people make in their lives because of these dangers ?.

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How risky is life lesson 1

Which of these do we worry about?

Are there other things we should worry about?


Brainstorm
Brainstorm

  • Brainstorm the following ideas..

  • What dangers do your family and friends worry about ?

  • What changes do people make in their lives because of these dangers ?



How do they affect us
How do they affect us?

  • Write down a few examples of how our fears of risks may effect our everyday lives..

My mum makes me wear a cycle helmet.

I’m not allowed to walk anywhere alone.

My dad is giving up smoking.


How do they affect us1
How do they affect us?

  • Which fears do you think are real and which are exaggerated?

  • How much can we reduce these risks ‘realistically’ if we change our behaviour?

  • Do the changes we make to our lives 'spoil' our enjoyment of life?


Life or death risks
Life or death risks

  • How big are these risks?

  • Are some of them exaggerated?

  • First we’ll list these causes and estimate how big these risks are.

  • How many people

  • would die in a

  • million bungee

  • jumps? Is it risky?


How risky is life lesson 1


Estimating number of deaths
Estimating number of deaths

  • There are 50,762,900 people living in England currently. How many significant figures do you think this is rounded to?

  • In order to work with this number, I will round it to 1sf. What would this be? Why is it useful to do this?


Estimating number of deaths1
Estimating number of deaths

  • There are 50 million people living in England currently.

  • On each card, choose a number from below that best represents an estimate of the number of deaths caused.

1

10

100

1,000

10,000

100,000

  • Can you write this number as a proportion.

  • Eg 1 in _____ people die in fires a year