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A Short introduction to using Logo. This is the first in a twelve part series.

LOGO Challenge 1 - Star Square

Can you use LOGO to create this star pattern made from squares. Only basic LOGO knowledge needed.

LOGO Challenge 5 - Patch

Using LOGO, can you construct elegant procedures that will draw this family of 'floor coverings'?

LOGO Challenge - Sequences and Pentagrams

Age 11 to 18
Challenge Level

Just to remind you that the WAIT command just slows the program down a little so you have time to see what is being printed.

Explore this how this program produces the sequences it does. What are you controlling when you change the values of the variables?


Pentagrams are such innocent shapes but this challenge is not easy.

There is a lot of work that can be done away from the computer.

How about considering the pentagram as a unicursal curve (a shape you can draw in one go without taking your pencil off the paper and without going over the same line twice).

That probably helps with drawing the basic pentagram and then joining six of them together to make most of the image - but where next?

If you successfully reporduce this design you should be congratulated so don't be discouraged.