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Penta Play

Age 7 to 11 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.

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L-ateral Thinking

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

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Transformation Game

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

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Transforming the Letters

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Hidden Meaning

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Reflector ! Rotcelfer

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Matching Frieze Patterns

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Sort the frieze patterns into seven pairs according to the way in which the motif is repeated.

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Making Maths: Indian Window Screen

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Building with Longer Rods

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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National Flags

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Hexpentas

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Shaping up with Tessellations

Age 7 to 14

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. . . .

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Combining Transformations

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Does changing the order of transformations always/sometimes/never produce the same transformation?

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Decoding Transformations

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

See the effects of some combined transformations on a shape. Can you describe what the individual transformations do?

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Simplifying Transformations

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How many different transformations can you find made up from combinations of R, S and their inverses? Can you be sure that you have found them all?

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Reflecting Lines

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Investigate what happens to the equations of different lines when you reflect them in one of the axes. Try to predict what will happen. Explain your findings.

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Clocks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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So It's Times!

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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What Am I?

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Building with Rods

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Transformation Tease

Age 7 to 11 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?

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It's Times Again

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

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

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Coordinating Classroom Coordinates

Age 7 to 11

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

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Friezes

Age 11 to 14

Some local pupils lost a geometric opportunity recently as they surveyed the cars in the car park. Did you know that car tyres, and the wheels that they on, are a rich source of geometry?

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Mirror, Mirror...

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of reflecting in two parallel mirror lines.

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...on the Wall

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of reflecting in two intersecting mirror lines.

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Frieze Patterns in Cast Iron

Age 11 to 16

A gallery of beautiful photos of cast ironwork friezes in Australia with a mathematical discussion of the classification of frieze patterns.

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Let Us Reflect

Age 7 to 11 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?

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The Frieze Tree

Age 11 to 16

Patterns that repeat in a line are strangely interesting. How many types are there and how do you tell one type from another?

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Shady Symmetry

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

How many different symmetrical shapes can you make by shading triangles or squares?

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Reflecting Squarely

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

In how many ways can you fit all three pieces together to make shapes with line symmetry?

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Can You Explain Why?

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Can you explain why it is impossible to construct this triangle?

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Paint Rollers for Frieze Patterns.

Age 11 to 16

Proofs that there are only seven frieze patterns involve complicated group theory. The symmetries of a cylinder provide an easier approach.

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2010: A Year of Investigations

Age 5 to 14

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

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Times

Age 7 to 11 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!