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Broad Topics > Transformations and constructions > Constructions

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A Patchwork Piece

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Follow the diagrams to make this patchwork piece, based on an octagon in a square.

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Yin Yang

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you reproduce the Yin Yang symbol using a pair of compasses?

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Attractive Rotations

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Here is a chance to create some attractive images by rotating shapes through multiples of 90 degrees, or 30 degrees, or 72 degrees or...

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Constructing Triangles

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Generate three random numbers to determine the side lengths of a triangle. What triangles can you draw?

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LOGO Challenge 2 - Diamonds Are Forever

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

The challenge is to produce elegant solutions. Elegance here implies simplicity. The focus is on rhombi, in particular those formed by jointing two equilateral triangles along an edge.

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LOGO Challenge 8 - Rhombi

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Explore patterns based on a rhombus. How can you enlarge the pattern - or explode it?

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Cool as Ice

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.

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Mathematical Patchwork

Age 7 to 14

Jenny Murray describes the mathematical processes behind making patchwork in this article for students.

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Flip Your Mat!

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

What shape and size of drinks mat is best for flipping and catching?