What do you notice about this shape?
Describe the shapes of the tangram pieces.
What is the same and what is different about the shapes of the tangram pieces?
Make a pattern of your own using all 7 pieces.
We know birds come from eggs.
You can make many birds from the 9 puzzle pieces of the Magic Tangram Egg.
Break the egg and re-assemble the 9 pieces to hatch one of many varieties of birds.
Draw a circle with radius […]
When you turn this star around it looks exactly the same in 5 different positions so we say it has ROTATIONAL SYMMETRY of order 5.
Is it possible to draw a 6-pointed star in the same way […]
You are a detective and you have to discover what digits the question marks stand for. They can be any digit from 0 to 9 and they can be the same digit or different digits.
How will you find the missing digits?
What do you notice?
How many solutions are there to the calculations?
What clues […]
Where are the mirror lines (lines of symmetry)?
Which of your patterns also have rotational symmetry?
Which cup would you fill with water if you are really thirsty and want a lot to drink?
For your company, you have to design spinning tops made from two pieces glued together, a hemisphere and a cone, and you have to plan how they will be manufactured, packaged and sold.
(1) The radius of the circular surface where the pieces are glued together is 3 cm. The slant […]
Five red-eye frogs and five orange frogs line up in a row with a space between them.
They have to change places but they can only hop, one frog over another frog or slide to an empty space next to them.
Red-eye frogs can […]
What patterns do you see in them?
Suppose you have to share 9872 gold coins between 8 people.
You give the coins out in thousands until there are less than 8000 left.
Then you give out one hundred at a time until there are less than 800, then […]
This diagram shows a proof.
Look carefully. Can you see three squares?
Assuming that they are squares, can you prove that four of the triangles are congruent?
Can you now write down a proof of Pythagoras’ Theorem and explain the proof?
The second diagram […]