Resources tagged with: Topology

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Broad Topics > Decision Mathematics and Combinatorics > Topology

Colouring Curves Game

Age 7 to 14
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In this game, try not to colour two adjacent regions the same colour. Can you work out a strategy?

Making Maths: Make a Magic Circle

Age 7 to 11
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Make a mobius band and investigate its properties.

Making Maths: Walking Through a Playing Card?

Age 7 to 14
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It might seem impossible but it is possible. How can you cut a playing card to make a hole big enough to walk through?

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. . . .

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.

The Art of Celtic Knots

Age 7 to 11

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

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.

The Konigsberg Bridge Problem

Age 7 to 14

This article for pupils describes the famous Konigsberg Bridge problem.

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. . . .

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.