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

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?

How Safe Are You?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

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 Collaborative - Primary Geometry

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems for primary learners to work on with others.

Being Determined - Primary Geometry

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Geometry problems at primary level that may require determination.

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.

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.

Bisecting Angles in a Triangle

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Measure the two angles. What do you notice?

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.

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

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?

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.

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?

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?

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?

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.

Making Maths: Clinometer

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

Cylinder Cutting

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

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.

Estimating Angles

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

How good are you at estimating angles?

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?

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.

Angle Measurement: an Opportunity for Equity

Stage: 3 and 4

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

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.