# Resources tagged with: Rotations

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There are 24 NRICH Mathematical resources connected to Rotations, you may find related items under Transformations and constructions.

Broad Topics > Transformations and constructions > Rotations

### National Flags

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Poly Plug Pattern

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Create a pattern on the small grid. How could you extend your pattern on the larger grid?

### Turning Man

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate through to look like each of the pictures.

### Coordinate Challenge

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Use the clues about the symmetrical properties of these letters to place them on the grid.

### 2010: A Year of Investigations

##### Age 5 to 14

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

### Hexpentas

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

How many different ways can you find of fitting five hexagons together? How will you know you have found all the ways?

### Tiles in a Public Building

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

What is the same and what is different about these tiling patterns and how do they contribute to the floor as a whole?

### Animated Triangles

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Watch this "Notes on a Triangle" film. Can you recreate parts of the film using cut-out triangles?

### Turning Granny

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

A brief video looking at how you can sometimes use symmetry to distinguish knots. Can you use this idea to investigate the differences between the granny knot and the reef knot?

### Flip

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Can you picture where this letter "F" will be on the grid if you flip it in these different ways?

### Shape Mapping

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

What is the relationship between these first two shapes? Which shape relates to the third one in the same way? Can you explain why?

### Rearrange the Square

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

We can cut a small triangle off the corner of a square and then fit the two pieces together. Can you work out how these shapes are made from the two pieces?

### Peg Rotation

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Can you work out what kind of rotation produced this pattern of pegs in our pegboard?

### Making Maths: Indian Window Screen

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Can you recreate this Indian screen pattern? Can you make up similar patterns of your own?

### Watch Those Wheels

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Have you ever noticed the patterns in car wheel trims? These questions will make you look at car wheels in a different way!

### Lafayette

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

What mathematical words can be used to describe this floor covering? How many different shapes can you see inside this photograph?

### Coordinating Classroom Coordinates

##### Age 7 to 11

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

### Shaping up with Tessellations

##### Age 7 to 14

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. . . .

### Transforming the Letters

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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.

### Transformation Tease

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge 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?

### Same Shapes

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

How can these shapes be cut in half to make two shapes the same shape and size? Can you find more than one way to do it?

### Star Find

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Can you see which tile is the odd one out in this design? Using the basic tile, can you make a repeating pattern to decorate our wall?

### Clock Hands

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This investigation explores using different shapes as the hands of the clock. What things occur as the the hands move.