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Broad Topics > Transformations and their Properties > Reflections

### 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?

### 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?

### 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.

### Hidden Meaning

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Reflector ! Rotcelfer

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### L-ateral Thinking

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### 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?

### 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?

### Matching Frieze Patterns

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

### Decoding Transformations

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### 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. . . .

### National Flags

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### It's Times Again

##### Stage: 2 and 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Coordinating Classroom Coordinates

##### Stage: 2

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

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### ...on the Wall

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of reflecting in two intersecting mirror lines.

### 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?

### Combining Transformations

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Friezes

##### Stage: 3

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?

### Simplifying Transformations

##### Stage: 3 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?

### What Am I?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 2010: A Year of Investigations

##### Stage: 1, 2 and 3

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

### Can You Explain Why?

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### Transformation Game

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Why not challenge a friend to play this transformation game?

### Clocks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Mirror, Mirror...

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Explore the effect of reflecting in two parallel mirror lines.

### Reflecting Squarely

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

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

### 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?

### The Frieze Tree

##### Stage: 3 and 4

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

### Frieze Patterns in Cast Iron

##### Stage: 3 and 4

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

### Paint Rollers for Frieze Patterns.

##### Stage: 3 and 4

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

### 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!

### Reflecting Lines

##### Stage: 3 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.