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

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.

Three Tears

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Construct this design using only compasses

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Make five different quadrilaterals on a nine-point pegboard, without using the centre peg. Work out the angles in each quadrilateral you make. Now, what other relationships you can see?

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?

Bisecting Angles in a Triangle

Stage: 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Measure the two angles. What do you notice?

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?

Cylinder Cutting

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

A metal puzzle which led to some mathematical questions.

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.

Estimating Angles

Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

How good are you at estimating angles?

Hand Swap

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

My train left London between 6 a.m. and 7 a.m. and arrived in Paris between 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. At the start and end of the journey the hands on my watch were in exactly the same positions but the. . . .

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?

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.

Making Maths: Clinometer

Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

Orbiting Billiard Balls

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

What angle is needed for a ball to do a circuit of the billiard table and then pass through its original position?

A Problem of Time

Stage: 4 Challenge Level:

Consider a watch face which has identical hands and identical marks for the hours. It is opposite to a mirror. When is the time as read direct and in the mirror exactly the same between 6 and 7?

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. . . .