### Geoboards

This practical challenge invites you to investigate the different squares you can make on a square geoboard or pegboard.

### Polydron

This activity investigates how you might make squares and pentominoes from Polydron.

### Tiles on a Patio

How many ways can you find of tiling the square patio, using square tiles of different sizes?

# Ten Hidden Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On the graph below there are $34$ marked points.

These points all mark the vertices (corners) of ten hidden squares. Each of the $6$ red points is a vertex shared by two squares. The other $28$ points are each a vertex of just one square. All of the squares share at least one vertex with another square.

All the squares are different sizes.
There are no marked points on the sides of any square, only at the vertices. (There are two near misses!)

Can you find the ten hidden squares?

You might like to play the game Square It which uses some similar ideas.