Resources tagged with: Topology

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Broad Topics > Decision Mathematics and Combinatorics > Topology

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More on Mazes

Age 7 to 14

There is a long tradition of creating mazes throughout history and across the world. This article gives details of mazes you can visit and those that you can tackle on paper.

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A-maze-ing

Age 7 to 14

Did you know that ancient traditional mazes often tell a story? Remembering the story helps you to draw the maze.

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Making Maths: Walking Through a Playing Card?

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

It might seem impossible but it is possible. How can you cut a playing card to make a hole big enough to walk through?

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The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: 5 to 18

Age 5 to 16

This is the first article in a series which aim to provide some insight into the way spatial thinking develops in children, and draw on a range of reported research. The focus of this article is the. . . .

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Bands and Bridges: Bringing Topology Back

Age 7 to 14

Lyndon Baker describes how the Mobius strip and Euler's law can introduce pupils to the idea of topology.

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Colouring Curves Game

Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

In this game, try not to colour two adjacent regions the same colour. Can you work out a strategy?

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The Königsberg Bridge Problem

Age 7 to 14

This article for pupils describes the famous Konigsberg Bridge problem.

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The Art of Celtic Knots

Age 7 to 11

This article gives a taste of the mathematics of Celtic knots.

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Going Places with Mathematicians

Age 7 to 14

This article looks at the importance in mathematics of representing places and spaces mathematics. Many famous mathematicians have spent time working on problems that involve moving and mapping. . . .

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Making Maths: Make a Magic Circle

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Make a mobius band and investigate its properties.