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Getting an Angle

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How can you make an angle of 60 degrees by folding a sheet of paper twice?

Midpoint Triangle

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Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?

World of Tan 5 - Rocket

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

World of Tan 18 - Soup

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

Tri.'s

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How many triangles can you make on the 3 by 3 pegboard?

World of Tan 19 - Working Men

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

World of Tan 17 - Weather

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?

World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?

World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?

World of Tan 15 - Millennia

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the workmen?

World of Tan 9 - Animals

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this goat and giraffe?

World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this plaque design?

Making Maths: Rolypoly

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Paint a stripe on a cardboard roll. Can you predict what will happen when it is rolled across a sheet of paper?

World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the telescope and microscope?

Making Tangrams

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Here's a simple way to make a Tangram without any measuring or ruling lines.

World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?

World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?

World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this sports car?

World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

World of Tan 27 - Sharing

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?

World of Tan 1 - Granma T

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

Reef and Granny

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Have a look at what happens when you pull a reef knot and a granny knot tight. Which do you think is best for securing things together? Why?

World of Tan 6 - Junk

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this junk?

World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

Making Maths: Happy Families

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Here is a version of the game 'Happy Families' for you to make and play.

When Will You Pay Me? Say the Bells of Old Bailey

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Use the interactivity to play two of the bells in a pattern. How do you know when it is your turn to ring, and how do you know which bell to ring?

Construct-o-straws

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Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical challenge.

Making Maths: Snake Pits

Stage: 1, 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A game to make and play based on the number line.

Sticks and Triangles

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Using different numbers of sticks, how many different triangles are you able to make? Can you make any rules about the numbers of sticks that make the most triangles?

Folding

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What shapes can you make by folding an A4 piece of paper?

Fractional Triangles

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Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

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NRICH December 2006 advent calendar - a new tangram for each day in the run-up to Christmas.

Making Maths: Test the Strength of a Triangle

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Have you noticed that triangles are used in manmade structures? Perhaps there is a good reason for this? 'Test a Triangle' and see how rigid triangles are.

Making Maths: Birds from an Egg

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Can you make the birds from the egg tangram?

Folding, Cutting and Punching

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Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

Seven Flipped

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Investigate the smallest number of moves it takes to turn these mats upside-down if you can only turn exactly three at a time.

Sea Defences

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These are pictures of the sea defences at New Brighton. Can you work out what a basic shape might be in both images of the sea wall and work out a way they might fit together?

Conway's Chequerboard Army

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Here is a solitaire type environment for you to experiment with. Which targets can you reach?

World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?

Folding Flowers 1

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Can you visualise what shape this piece of paper will make when it is folded?

You Owe Me Five Farthings, Say the Bells of St Martin's

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Use the interactivity to listen to the bells ringing a pattern. Now it's your turn! Play one of the bells yourself. How do you know when it is your turn to ring?