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Broad Topics > 2D Geometry, Shape and Space > Angles

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Interacting with the Geometry of the Circle

Stage: 1, 2, 3 and 4

Jennifer Piggott and Charlie Gilderdale describe a free interactive circular geoboard environment that can lead learners to pose mathematical questions.

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How Safe Are You?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

How much do you have to turn these dials by in order to unlock the safes?

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Six Places to Visit

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Can you describe the journey to each of the six places on these maps? How would you turn at each junction?

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Sweeping Hands

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Use your knowledge of angles to work out how many degrees the hour and minute hands of a clock travel through in different amounts of time.

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Watch Those Wheels

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Have you ever noticed the patterns in car wheel trims? These questions will make you look at car wheels in a different way!

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Right Angle Challenge

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

How many right angles can you make using two sticks?

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Making Maths: Equilateral Triangle Folding

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

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

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Olympic Turns

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

This task looks at the different turns involved in different Olympic sports as a way of exploring the mathematics of turns and angles.

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Cylinder Cutting

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

An activity for high-attaining learners which involves making a new cylinder from a cardboard tube.

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Maurits Cornelius Escher

Stage: 2 and 3

Have you ever noticed how mathematical ideas are often used in patterns that we see all around us? This article describes the life of Escher who was a passionate believer that maths and art can be. . . .

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Link Puzzle

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

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Turning

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Use your mouse to move the red and green parts of this disc. Can you make images which show the turnings described?

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Overlapping Squares

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Have a good look at these images. Can you describe what is happening? There are plenty more images like this on NRICH's Exploring Squares CD.

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Dotty Circle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

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Clock Hands

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

This investigation explores using different shapes as the hands of the clock. What things occur as the the hands move.

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Estimating Angles

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

How good are you at estimating angles?

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LOGO Challenge 8 - Rhombi

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Explore patterns based on a rhombus. How can you enlarge the pattern - or explode it?

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Take the Right Angle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

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

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Watch the Clock

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

During the third hour after midnight the hands on a clock point in the same direction (so one hand is over the top of the other). At what time, to the nearest second, does this happen?

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Pythagoras

Stage: 2 and 3

Pythagoras of Samos was a Greek philosopher who lived from about 580 BC to about 500 BC. Find out about the important developments he made in mathematics, astronomy, and the theory of music.