Make a centre crease down the length of the paper then open it up.
Next fold one corner over and onto the centre crease so that the fold line passes through the corner next to it (on the short side of the paper).
Describe 3D objects that could have made these shadows. There is more than one answer for each shadow.
Can you draw different shadows that could be made by the same objects?
What sort of shadows […]
Which rectangles are exactly the same (congruent)?
Which rectangles are similar?
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How much longer are the edges (the linear scale factor of the enlargement)?
How much bigger is the area (the area scale factor of the enlargement)?
Now look at the illustration of the 3-dimensional solids. One is […]
Each regular polyhedron has its own codename. The tetrahedron is 333, the octahedron is 3333, the icosahedron is […]
Look at this square divided into four pieces : two identical triangles and two identical trapezia.
The edge of length 3 from each triangle matches with the edge of length 3 from a trapezium so that the four pieces from the square now occupy a rectangular space.
The square had side length 8 […]
Find the area of the kite.
Can you find this area by more than one method?
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Find some sticks, they could be twigs, or matchsticks or cocktail sticks, or rolled paper sticks, or pasta like spaghetti broken into short lengths, but they must all be the same length.
Arrange 16 sticks into this pattern.
As an easy starter, can you remove 4 sticks and leave […]
Squares 1, 2 and 3 all have edges of length 1 unit.
The top edge of square 2 is split into equal parts of length ½.
The left hand edge of square 3 is split into equal parts of length ½.
The top and bottom edges of square 3 is split into lengths ¼, […]
If you move the 4 pieces of this jigsaw around they will fit into both outlines. One square unit has been removed in the lower shape.
You might like to cut out the pieces from the Muggles Magic Learner Worksheet and try this for yourself.
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