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Broad Topics > Angles, Polygons, and Geometrical Proof > Locus/loci

### Making Spirals

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you make a spiral for yourself? Explore some different ways to create your own spiral pattern and explore differences between different spirals.

### The Line and Its Strange Pair

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

In the diagram the point P' can move to different places along the dotted line. Each position P' takes will fix a corresponding position for P. If P' moves along a straight line what does P do ?

### Up and Across

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its vertical and horizontal movement at each stage.

### Speeding Up, Slowing Down

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects its speed at each stage.

### How Far Does it Move?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Experiment with the interactivity of "rolling" regular polygons, and explore how the different positions of the red dot affects the distance it travels at each stage.

### Rollin' Rollin' Rollin'

##### Age 11 to 14 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?

### Construct the Solar System

##### Age 14 to 18 Challenge Level:

Make an accurate diagram of the solar system and explore the concept of a grand conjunction.

### Mach Attack

##### Age 16 to 18 Challenge Level:

Have you got the Mach knack? Discover the mathematics behind exceeding the sound barrier.

### Where Am I?

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

From the information you are asked to work out where the picture was taken. Is there too much information? How accurate can your answer be?

### Loci Resources

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

This set of resources for teachers offers interactive environments to support work on loci at Key Stage 4.

### Like a Circle in a Spiral

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

A cheap and simple toy with lots of mathematics. Can you interpret the images that are produced? Can you predict the pattern that will be produced using different wheels?

### Mapping the Wandering Circle

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

In the diagram the point P can move to different places around the dotted circle. Each position P takes will fix a corresponding position for P'. As P moves around on that circle what will P' do?

### Symmetric Trace

##### Age 14 to 16 Challenge Level:

Points off a rolling wheel make traces. What makes those traces have symmetry?

### Triangle Inequality

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

ABC is an equilateral triangle and P is a point in the interior of the triangle. We know that AP = 3cm and BP = 4cm. Prove that CP must be less than 10 cm.