Astrozoo is just one example of a classroom project found at this fantastic resource:
Bowland Maths is a website aimed at providing context-rich, fun problem solving experiences to extend children’s thinking and enjoyment of maths in a range of areas. The activities are aimed at Key Stage 3 in the English curriculum, but could easily be adapted for children at Third or even Second levels to challenge and engage thinking.
Here is just a snapshot of some of the case studies available:
Please have a look and comment if you find these useful!