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The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: 5 to 18

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

This is the first article in a series which aim to provide some insight into the way spatial thinking develops in children, and draw on a range of reported research. The focus of this article is the. . . .

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Bands and Bridges: Bringing Topology Back

Stage: 2 and 3

Lyndon Baker describes how the Mobius strip and Euler's law can introduce pupils to the idea of topology.

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The Königsberg Bridge Problem

Stage: 2 and 3

This article for pupils describes the famous Konigsberg Bridge problem.

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Colouring Curves Game

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

In this game, try not to colour two adjacent regions the same colour. Can you work out a strategy?

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The Art of Celtic Knots

Stage: 2

This article gives a taste of the mathematics of Celtic knots.

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A-maze-ing

Stage: 2 and 3

Did you know that ancient traditional mazes often tell a story? Remembering the story helps you to draw the maze.

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Going Places with Mathematicians

Stage: 2 and 3

This article looks at the importance in mathematics of representing places and spaces mathematics. Many famous mathematicians have spent time working on problems that involve moving and mapping. . . .

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More on Mazes

Stage: 2 and 3

There is a long tradition of creating mazes throughout history and across the world. This article gives details of mazes you can visit and those that you can tackle on paper.

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Making Maths: Make a Magic Circle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Make a mobius band and investigate its properties.

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Making Maths: Walking Through a Playing Card?

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

It might seem impossible but it is possible. How can you cut a playing card to make a hole big enough to walk through?