Properties of Shapes

This collection of STEM resources is based around the properties of shapes.  Resources are listed in order of stage.

Flip Your Mat!

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What shape and size of drinks mat is best for flipping and catching?

Fill Me Up

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you sketch graphs to show how the height of water changes in different containers as they are filled?

First Forward Into Logo

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This collection of resources takes you through the steps needed to program in Logo.

Cool as Ice

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.

Flower Power

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Create a symmetrical fabric design based on a flower motif - and realise it in Logo.

Witch's Hat

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

Gym Bag

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

Natural Shapes

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How does shape relate to function in the natural world?

Efficient Packing

Stage: 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How efficiently can you pack together disks?

Construct the Solar System

Stage: 4 and 5 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.