Interior angles can help us to work out which polygons will
tessellate. Can we use similar ideas to predict which polygons
combine to create semi-regular solids?
This task depends on groups working collaboratively, discussing and
reasoning to agree a final product.
What 3D shapes occur in nature. How efficiently can you pack these shapes together?
This task develops spatial reasoning skills. By framing and asking
questions a member of the team has to find out what mathematical
object they have chosen.
A task which depends on members of the group working
collaboratively to reach a single goal.
Various solids are lowered into a beaker of water. How does the
water level rise in each case?
In this article, we look at solids constructed using symmetries of