Search by Topic

Resources tagged with Angles similar to Maurits Cornelius Escher:

Filter by: Content type:
Stage:
Challenge level:

There are 26 results

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

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. . . .

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.

Being Collaborative - Primary Geometry

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Being Curious - Primary Geometry

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems for inquiring primary learners.

Being Thoughtful - Primary Geometry

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems at primary level that require careful consideration.

Being Determined - Primary Geometry

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems at primary level that may require determination.

Making Maths: Equilateral Triangle Folding

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

Take the Right Angle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Clock Hands

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Dotty Circle

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

How Safe Are You?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Six Places to Visit

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Cylinder Cutting

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

Bisecting Angles in a Triangle

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Measure the two angles. What do you notice?

Olympic Turns

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

Estimating Angles

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

How good are you at estimating angles?

Overlapping Squares

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

Making Maths: Clinometer

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Make a clinometer and use it to help you estimate the heights of tall objects.

On Time

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

On a clock the three hands - the second, minute and hour hands - are on the same axis. How often in a 24 hour day will the second hand be parallel to either of the two other hands?

Witch's Hat

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

Angle Measurement: an Opportunity for Equity

Stage: 3 and 4

Suggestions for worthwhile mathematical activity on the subject of angle measurement for all pupils.

LOGO Challenge 8 - Rhombi

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

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

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.

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

Watch the Clock

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

Sweeping Hands

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.