# Resources tagged with: Symmetry

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##### Other tags that relate to Scaling Clowns
Visualising. Translations. Ratio and proportion. Enlargements and scale factors. Rotations. Symmetry.

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Broad Topics > Transformations and constructions > Symmetry

### 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?

### 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?

### Topkapi Palace

##### Age 7 to 14Challenge Level

These images are taken from the Topkapi Palace in Istanbul, Turkey. Can you work out the basic unit that makes up each pattern? Can you continue the pattern? Can you see any similarities and. . . .

### Reflector ! Rotcelfer

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Can you place the blocks so that you see the reflection in the picture?

### Dancing with Maths

##### Age 7 to 16

An article for students and teachers on symmetry and square dancing. What do the symmetries of the square have to do with a dos-e-dos or a swing? Find out more?

### National Flags

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### 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?

### Hidden Meaning

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

What is the missing symbol? Can you decode this in a similar way?

### Symmetrical Semaphore

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Someone at the top of a hill sends a message in semaphore to a friend in the valley. A person in the valley behind also sees the same message. What is it?

### Making Maths: Snowflakes

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

It's hard to make a snowflake with six perfect lines of symmetry, but it's fun to try!

### Making Maths: Five-point Snowflake

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Follow these instructions to make a five-pointed snowflake from a square of paper.

### 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?

### 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?

### A Cartesian Puzzle

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Find the missing coordinates which will form these eight quadrilaterals. These coordinates themselves will then form a shape with rotational and line symmetry.

### Coordinate Challenge

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

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

### Exploded Squares

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

This practical activity challenges you to create symmetrical designs by cutting a square into strips.

### Shape Draw

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Use the information on these cards to draw the shape that is being described.

### Symmetry Challenge

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Systematically explore the range of symmetric designs that can be created by shading parts of the motif below. Use normal square lattice paper to record your results.

### Building Patterns

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Can you deduce the pattern that has been used to lay out these bottle tops?

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string. You'll need some friends to help!

### Pattern Power

##### Age 5 to 14

Mathematics is the study of patterns. Studying pattern is an opportunity to observe, hypothesise, experiment, discover and create.

### Prime Magic

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

Place the numbers 1, 2, 3,..., 9 one on each square of a 3 by 3 grid so that all the rows and columns add up to a prime number. How many different solutions can you find?

### Polydron

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

This activity investigates how you might make squares and pentominoes from Polydron.

### Colouring Triangles

##### Age 5 to 7Challenge Level

Explore ways of colouring this set of triangles. Can you make symmetrical patterns?

### Triangle Shapes

##### Age 5 to 11Challenge Level

This practical problem challenges you to create shapes and patterns with two different types of triangle. You could even try overlapping them.

### Always, Sometimes or Never? Shape

##### Age 7 to 11Challenge Level

Are these statements always true, sometimes true or never true?

### Eight Dominoes

##### Age 7 to 16Challenge Level

Using the 8 dominoes make a square where each of the columns and rows adds up to 8