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### Making Maths: Equilateral Triangle Folding

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Make an equilateral triangle by folding paper and use it to make patterns of your own.

### Getting an Angle

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

How can you make an angle of 60 degrees by folding a sheet of paper twice?

### Car Journey

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This practical activity involves measuring length/distance.

### Making Maths: A-maze-ing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Did you know mazes tell stories? Find out more about mazes and make one of your own.

### Making Tangrams

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Here's a simple way to make a Tangram without any measuring or ruling lines.

### Seven Flipped

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

### Two by One

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

An activity making various patterns with 2 x 1 rectangular tiles.

### Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

### Triangles to Tetrahedra

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Starting with four different triangles, imagine you have an unlimited number of each type. How many different tetrahedra can you make? Convince us you have found them all.

### Cutting Corners

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make the most extraordinary, the most amazing, the most unusual patterns/designs from these triangles which are made in a special way?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

### Sea Defences

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

These are pictures of the sea defences at New Brighton. Can you work out what a basic shape might be in both images of the sea wall and work out a way they might fit together?

### Hoops/rope

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Ideas for practical ways of representing data such as Venn and Carroll diagrams.

### First Forward Into Logo 7: Angles of Polygons

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

More Logo for beginners. Learn to calculate exterior angles and draw regular polygons using procedures and variables.

### First Forward Into Logo 9: Stars

##### Stage: 3, 4 and 5 Challenge Level:

Turn through bigger angles and draw stars with Logo.

### Folding, Cutting and Punching

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

### Triangle Relations

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What do these two triangles have in common? How are they related?

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

### Construct-o-straws

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical challenge.

### Let Us Reflect

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?

### Fractional Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

### It's a Tie

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Kaia is sure that her father has worn a particular tie twice a week in at least five of the last ten weeks, but her father disagrees. Who do you think is right?

### Sticks and Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Using different numbers of sticks, how many different triangles are you able to make? Can you make any rules about the numbers of sticks that make the most triangles?

### Two Squared

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What happens to the area of a square if you double the length of the sides? Try the same thing with rectangles, diamonds and other shapes. How do the four smaller ones fit into the larger one?

### World of Tan 6 - Junk

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this junk?

### World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

### Two on Five

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Take 5 cubes of one colour and 2 of another colour. How many different ways can you join them if the 5 must touch the table and the 2 must not touch the table?

### Making Maths: Stars

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Have a go at drawing these stars which use six points drawn around a circle. Perhaps you can create your own designs?

### World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

### Counting Counters

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Take a counter and surround it by a ring of other counters that MUST touch two others. How many are needed?

### Making Cuboids

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Let's say you can only use two different lengths - 2 units and 4 units. Using just these 2 lengths as the edges how many different cuboids can you make?

### Masterclasses Information

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

If you'd like to know more about Primary Maths Masterclasses, this is the package to read! Find out about current groups in your region or how to set up your own.

### World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

### A Patchwork Piece

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Follow the diagrams to make this patchwork piece, based on an octagon in a square.

### Jomista Mat

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

### Triangle Shapes

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

This practical problem challenges you to create shapes and patterns with two different types of triangle. You could even try overlapping them.

### Rolling Triangle

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

The triangle ABC is equilateral. The arc AB has centre C, the arc BC has centre A and the arc CA has centre B. Explain how and why this shape can roll along between two parallel tracks.

### Conway's Chequerboard Army

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

### Four Layers

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Can you create more models that follow these rules?

### Three Sets of Cubes, Two Surfaces

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many models can you find which obey these rules?

### Order the Changes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you order pictures of the development of a frog from frogspawn and of a bean seed growing into a plant?

### Bryony's Triangle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Watch the video to see how to fold a square of paper to create a flower. What fraction of the piece of paper is the small triangle?

### Fit These Shapes

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

What is the largest number of circles we can fit into the frame without them overlapping? How do you know? What will happen if you try the other shapes?

### Straight to Curves

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

How can you make a curve from straight strips of paper?

### The Numbers Give the Design

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Make new patterns from simple turning instructions. You can have a go using pencil and paper or with a floor robot.

### Paper Curves

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This is a simple paper-folding activity that gives an intriguing result which you can then investigate further.

### Sports Equipment

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If these balls are put on a line with each ball touching the one in front and the one behind, which arrangement makes the shortest line of balls?