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Friday 8th July

NUMERACY - Symmetry. Work through the powerpoint, then answer the questions.

Watch this clip, from the film The Martian. It is a transmission home from someone trapped on Mars.

Underneath is the text of the clip you have seen. Use this to help you answer the following questions: 


Who is the astronaut that is speaking to us?
Where is he?
What time is it?
Does everyone back home think he is dead or alive? Why is this?
Where did this accident take place?
How was he able to survive this when everyone thought he was dead?
Is he able to contact NASA?
How long is it before his food runs out?
List three more ways in which he might perish before this.


Use a dictionary to work out what the words in the table in the picture mean: