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Rotations. Practical Activity. Symmetry. Translations. Reflections. Visualising. Coordinates. Mixed triangles. Angles. Quadrilaterals.

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### 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.

### L-ateral Thinking

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

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### A Maze of Directions

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the blue spot to help you move the yellow spot from one star to the other. How are the trails of the blue and yellow spots related?

### Shapely Tiling

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to make this Islamic star and cross design. Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?

### Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Two circles of equal radius touch at P. One circle is fixed whilst the other moves, rolling without slipping, all the way round. How many times does the moving coin revolve before returning to P?

### Overlaid

##### Stage: 2, 3 and 4 Challenge Level:

Overlaying pentominoes can produce some effective patterns. Why not use LOGO to try out some of the ideas suggested here?

### Beat the Drum Beat!

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to create some steady rhythms. How could you create a rhythm which sounds the same forwards as it does backwards?

### Overlap

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

A red square and a blue square overlap so that the corner of the red square rests on the centre of the blue square. Show that, whatever the orientation of the red square, it covers a quarter of the. . . .

### Nine-pin Triangles

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many different triangles can you make on a circular pegboard that has nine pegs?

### Coordinate Cunning

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 people that can be played on line or with pens and paper. Combine your knowledege of coordinates with your skills of strategic thinking.

### Sorting Symmetries

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Find out how we can describe the "symmetries" of this triangle and investigate some combinations of rotating and flipping it.

### Triangle Pin-down

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity to investigate what kinds of triangles can be drawn on peg boards with different numbers of pegs.

### Overlapping Again

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.

### Dotty Circle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Watch this film carefully. Can you find a general rule for explaining when the dot will be this same distance from the horizontal axis?

### Take the Right Angle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many times in twelve hours do the hands of a clock form a right angle? Use the interactivity to check your answers.

### Coordinate Tan

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What are the coordinates of the coloured dots that mark out the tangram? Try changing the position of the origin. What happens to the coordinates now?

### Rabbit Run

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Ahmed has some wooden planks to use for three sides of a rabbit run against the shed. What quadrilaterals would he be able to make with the planks of different lengths?

### Board Block for Two

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

Board Block game for two. Can you stop your partner from being able to make a shape on the board?

### Tubular Path

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you make the green spot travel through the tube by moving the yellow spot? Could you draw a tube that both spots would follow?

### A Dotty Problem

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Starting with the number 180, take away 9 again and again, joining up the dots as you go. Watch out - don't join all the dots!

### Red Even

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

You have 4 red and 5 blue counters. How many ways can they be placed on a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows columns and diagonals have an even number of red counters?

### Board Block Challenge

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Choose the size of your pegboard and the shapes you can make. Can you work out the strategies needed to block your opponent?

### Domino Numbers

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you see why 2 by 2 could be 5? Can you predict what 2 by 10 will be?

### Nine Colours

##### Stage: 3 Challenge Level:

Can you use small coloured cubes to make a 3 by 3 by 3 cube so that each face of the bigger cube contains one of each colour?

### Triangles All Around

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the different triangles on these peg boards, and find their angles?

### Rod Ratios

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the Cuisenaire rods environment to investigate ratio. Can you find pairs of rods in the ratio 3:2? How about 9:6?

### Number Differences

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Place the numbers from 1 to 9 in the squares below so that the difference between joined squares is odd. How many different ways can you do this?

### Twice as Big?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

### Venn Diagrams

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

Use the interactivities to complete these Venn diagrams.

### Three Squares

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

What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

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

Our 2008 Advent Calendar has a 'Making Maths' activity for every day in the run-up to Christmas.

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

### Dominoes Environment

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

These interactive dominoes can be dragged around the screen.

### How Random!

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Explore this interactivity and see if you can work out what it does. Could you use it to estimate the area of a shape?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

If you have only four weights, where could you place them in order to balance this equaliser?

### Odds or Sixes?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Use the interactivity or play this dice game yourself. How could you make it fair?

### Round Peg Board

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

A generic circular pegboard resource.

### Tetrafit

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge. Can this tetromino, together with 15 copies of itself, be used to cover an eight by eight chessboard?

### Coin Cogs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

### Train

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A train building game for 2 players.

### Combining Cuisenaire

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you find all the different ways of lining up these Cuisenaire rods?

### Play a Merry Tune

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Explore the different tunes you can make with these five gourds. What are the similarities and differences between the two tunes you are given?

### Do You Measure Up?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for two or more players that uses a knowledge of measuring tools. Spin the spinner and identify which jobs can be done with the measuring tool shown.

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Chocolate Bars

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

An interactive game to be played on your own or with friends. Imagine you are having a party. Each person takes it in turns to stand behind the chair where they will get the most chocolate.