### Clock Hands

This investigation explores using different shapes as the hands of the clock. What things occur as the the hands move.

### Transformation Tease

What are the coordinates of this shape after it has been transformed in the ways described? Compare these with the original coordinates. What do you notice about the numbers?

### Penta Play

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

# Peg Rotation

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Jamie from St John's School told us:

1) It is flipped over from North to South.
2) It is rotated 90 degrees clockwise.
3) It is rotated 90 degrees anti-clockwise.
4) It is flipped over from East to West.

Nik from Radley Primary School agreed with Jamie's answers, but also had some alternative ways of describing the transformations:

The first square can be flipped north-south or flipped east-west and then turned 180 degrees clockwise.
The second square can be turned 90 degrees clockwise or turned 270 degrees anti-clockwise.
The third square can be turned 270 degrees clockwise or turned 90 degrees anti-clockwise.
The fourth square can be flipped east-west or flipped north-south and then turned 180 degrees clockwise.

For the triangular challenges, Callum from St. Patrick's R.C. told us:

"The triangle is turned:
1.Anti-clockwise for one turn, or clockwise for two turns.
2.Clockwise for one turn, or anti-clockwise for two turns."