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Shapely Tiling

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Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?

Building Stars

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An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation

Overlapping Again

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What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.

Tetrafit

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A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

Rabbit Run

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Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?

Board Block for Two

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Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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

You Tell the Story

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Can you create a story that would describe the movement of the man shown on these graphs? Use the interactivity to try out our ideas.

Take Your Dog for a Walk

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Use the interactivity to move Mr Pearson and his dog. Can you move him so that the graph shows a curve?

Chocolate Bars

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An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.

World of Tan 1 - Granma T

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

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

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How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

World of Tan 27 - Sharing

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

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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

Ratio Pairs 2

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A card pairing game involving knowledge of simple ratio.

Counters

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Hover your mouse over the counters to see which ones will be removed. Click to remover them. The winner is the last one to remove a counter. How you can make sure you win?

Part the Piles

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Try to stop your opponent from being able to split the piles of counters into unequal numbers. Can you find a strategy?

World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?

World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

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

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?

World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

Overlapping Circles

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What shaped overlaps can you make with two circles which are the same size? What shapes are 'left over'? What shapes can you make when the circles are different sizes?

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

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Three beads are threaded on a circular wire and are coloured either red or blue. Can you find all four different combinations?

Colour Wheels

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Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

Bow Tie

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Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images in the tiling.

World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

Coordinate Tan

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What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?

Take the Right Angle

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How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.

Round Peg Board

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

A generic circular pegboard resource.

Noughts and Crosses

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A game for 2 people that everybody knows. You can play with a friend or online. If you play correctly you never lose!

Sorting Symmetries

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Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

Nine-pin Triangles

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How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

A Dotty Problem

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Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!

Board Block Challenge

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Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

Rod Ratios

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Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?

Triangle Pin-down

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Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.

Makeover

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

Do You Measure Up?

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A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

Penta Play

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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.

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

Turning Cogs

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What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.

Twice as Big?

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Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

Counter Roundup

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A game for 1 or 2 people. Use the interactive version, or play with friends. Try to round up as many counters as possible.

Coordinate Cunning

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A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.

The Path of the Dice

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A game for 1 person. Can you work out how the dice must be rolled from the start position to the finish? Play on line.

L-ateral Thinking

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

100 Percent

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An interactive game for 1 person. You are given a rectangle with 50 squares on it. Roll the dice to get a percentage between 2 and 100. How many squares is this? Keep going until you get 100. . . .

Calculator Bingo

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A game to be played against the computer, or in groups. Pick a 7-digit number. A random digit is generated. What must you subract to remove the digit from your number? the first to zero wins.