This practical challenge invites you to investigate the different
squares you can make on a square geoboard or pegboard.
How many ways can you find of tiling the square patio, using square
tiles of different sizes?
Place four pebbles on the sand in the form of a square. Keep adding
as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. How many extra
pebbles are added each time?
This is what Fiona says:
Courtney, Charlotte and Tyler from Gateway
Primary also used this approach.
Here is what Douglas did:
Gemma and Nathalie from City of London
Freemen's School, Roger, Mark and Sam from Spalding Grammar
School and George from Strand on the Green Juniors also
noticed this pattern and so they didn't need to do any drawing to
find the solution. Nathalie wrote:
Well done too to Callum from Arthur Mellows
Village College and children from Truscott Street Public