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Broad Topics > 2D Geometry, Shape and Space > Rectangles

Sorting Shapes

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This activity challenges you to make collections of shapes. Can you give your collection a name?

Logic Block Collections

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What do you think is the same about these two Logic Blocks? What others do you think go with them in the set?

Sorting Logic Blocks

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This interactivity allows you to sort logic blocks by dragging their images.

Jig Shapes

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Can you each work out what shape you have part of on your card? What will the rest of it look like?

Poly Plug Rectangles

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The computer has made a rectangle and will tell you the number of spots it uses in total. Can you find out where the rectangle is?

Chain of Changes

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Arrange the shapes in a line so that you change either colour or shape in the next piece along. Can you find several ways to start with a blue triangle and end with a red circle?

Fault-free Rectangles

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Find out what a "fault-free" rectangle is and try to make some of your own.

Making Shapes

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Arrange any number of counters from these 18 on the grid to make a rectangle. What numbers of counters make rectangles? How many different rectangles can you make with each number of counters?

Torn Shapes

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These rectangles have been torn. How many squares did each one have inside it before it was ripped?

Rectangles with Dominoes

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Can you make a rectangle with just 2 dominoes? What about 3, 4, 5, 6, 7...?

Transformations on a Pegboard

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How would you move the bands on the pegboard to alter these shapes?

Two by One

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An activity making various patterns with 2 x 1 rectangular tiles.

Fencing

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Arrange your fences to make the largest rectangular space you can. Try with four fences, then five, then six etc.

Pebbles

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Place four pebbles on the sand in the form of a square. Keep adding as few pebbles as necessary to double the area. How many extra pebbles are added each time?

Fitted

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Nine squares with side lengths 1, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10, 14, 15, and 18 cm can be fitted together to form a rectangle. What are the dimensions of the rectangle?