# Resources tagged with: Constructions

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Broad Topics > Transformations and constructions > Constructions

### LOGO Challenge 2 - Diamonds Are Forever

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

The challenge is to produce elegant solutions. Elegance here implies simplicity. The focus is on rhombi, in particular those formed by jointing two equilateral triangles along an edge.

### LOGO Challenge 8 - Rhombi

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

Explore patterns based on a rhombus. How can you enlarge the pattern - or explode it?

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

What shape and size of drinks mat is best for flipping and catching?

### Yin Yang

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

Can you reproduce the Yin Yang symbol using a pair of compasses?

### Making Maths: Stars

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

Have a go at drawing these stars which use six points drawn around a circle. Perhaps you can create your own designs?

### A Patchwork Piece

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

Follow the diagrams to make this patchwork piece, based on an octagon in a square.

### Attractive Rotations

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

Here is a chance to create some attractive images by rotating shapes through multiples of 90 degrees, or 30 degrees, or 72 degrees or...

### Mathematical Patchwork

##### Age 7 to 14

Jenny Murray describes the mathematical processes behind making patchwork in this article for students.

### Constructing Triangles

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

Generate three random numbers to determine the side lengths of a triangle. What triangles can you draw?

### Jomista Mat

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

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

### The Farmers' Field Boundary

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

The farmers want to redraw their field boundary but keep the area the same. Can you advise them?

### Cool as Ice

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

Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.