What are the coordinates of this shape after it has been
transformed in the ways described? Compare these with the original
coordinates. What do you notice about the numbers?
A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.
Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not
use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?
Several of you sent very clearly explained
solutions to Shape Mapping, including Dante from Newton Prep, Jack
and Jemma from Eastwood Primary, and Jamie from Great Sankey High
School. Dante says:
Fantastic! Jamie also sent in his own
challenge for us:
What do you think?
Can you explain why?