Construction - September 2005, Stage 1&2

Problems

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Chairs and Tables

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1

Make a chair and table out of interlocking cubes, making sure that the chair fits under the table!

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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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Complete the Square

Stage: 1 Challenge Level: Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3 Challenge Level:3

Complete the squares - but be warned some are trickier than they look!

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Dotty Relationship

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

Can you draw perpendicular lines without using a protractor? Investigate how this is possible.

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Stringy Quads

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

This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

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Yin Yang

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

Can you reproduce the Yin Yang symbol using a pair of compasses?