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

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Hex

Stage: 3 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Explain how the thirteen pieces making up the regular hexagon shown in the diagram can be re-assembled to form three smaller regular hexagons congruent to each other.

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Shapely Lines

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This challenge invites you to create your own picture using just straight lines. Can you identify shapes with the same number of sides and decorate them in the same way?

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Sorting Shapes

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

This activity challenges you to make collections of shapes. Can you give your collection a name?

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Overlapping Again

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

What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.

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Triangular Hexagons

Stage: 2 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Investigate these hexagons drawn from different sized equilateral triangles.

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Mrs Trimmer's String

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

Can you help the children in Mrs Trimmer's class make different shapes out of a loop of string?

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Shapely Tiling

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

Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?

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LOGO Challenge 6 - Triangles and Stars

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

Recreating the designs in this challenge requires you to break a problem down into manageable chunks and use the relationships between triangles and hexagons. An exercise in detail and elegance.