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Great Squares

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

Investigate how this pattern of squares continues. You could measure lengths, areas and angles.

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History of Measurement

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This article tells you all about some early ways of measuring as well as methods of measuring tall objects we can still use today. You can even have a go at some yourself!

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Measure for Measure

Stage: 1 and 2

This article, written for students, looks at how some measuring units and devices were developed.

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The New Millennium: When Did it Begin?

Stage: 2

Not everybody agreed that the Third Millennium actually began on January 1st 2000. Find out why by reading this brief article.

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A History of Astronomy

Stage: 2

Astronomy grew out of problems that the early civilisations had. They needed to solve problems relating to time and distance - both mathematical topics.

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Indian Measuring Equipment

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

Three photographs each showing some measuring equipment. Can you work out what they are for?

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A Patchwork Piece

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:2 Challenge Level:2

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

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Do You Measure Up?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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.

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Eureka!

Stage: 2 and 3

Read this article to find out about the discoveries and inventions of Archimedes.