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L-ateral Thinking

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

Coordinating Classroom Coordinates

Stage: 2

This article describes a practical approach to enhance the teaching and learning of coordinates.

National Flags

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

This problem explores the shapes and symmetries in some national flags.

Exploded Squares

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This practical activity challenges you to create symmetrical designs by cutting a square into strips.

Building with Rods

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In how many ways can you stack these rods, following the rules?

Building with Longer Rods

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

A challenging activity focusing on finding all possible ways of stacking rods.

Making Maths: Indian Window Screen

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you recreate this Indian screen pattern? Can you make up similar patterns of your own?

Hexpentas

Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

How many different ways can you find of fitting five hexagons together? How will you know you have found all the ways?

Star Find

Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you see which tile is the odd one out in this design? Using the basic tile, can you make a repeating pattern to decorate our wall?

Hidden Meaning

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What is the missing symbol? Can you decode this in a similar way?

Let Us Reflect

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?

Transforming the Letters

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What happens to these capital letters when they are rotated through one half turn, or flipped sideways and from top to bottom?

Reflector ! Rotcelfer

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you place the blocks so that you see the relection in the picture?

Transformation Tease

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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?

Shaping up with Tessellations

Stage: 2 and 3

This article describes the scope for practical exploration of tessellations both in and out of the classroom. It seems a golden opportunity to link art with maths, allowing the creative side of your. . . .

Penta Play

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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.

Clocks

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

These clocks have been reflected in a mirror. What times do they say?

What Am I?

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you draw the shape that is being described by these cards?

Times

Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Which times on a digital clock have a line of symmetry? Which look the same upside-down? You might like to try this investigation and find out!

2010: A Year of Investigations

Stage: 1, 2 and 3

This article for teachers suggests ideas for activities built around 10 and 2010.

It's Times Again

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

Numbers arranged in a square but some exceptional spatial awareness probably needed.

So It's Times!

Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

How will you decide which way of flipping over and/or turning the grid will give you the highest total?