What do you notice? Why does this happen? Will it […]
Can you find a way to fold a sheet of paper so that you can cut out the tangram pieces accurately […]
Which rectangles are exactly the same (congruent)?
Which rectangles are similar?
Click here to download the IS A SQUARE A RECTANGLE? worksheet.
Click here to download the NOTES FOR TEACHERS.
This is the first in the ALL ABOUT SCALE sequence of lesson packs.
Watch the video http://bit.ly/ScalePaperAirplanes. The video gives instructions for making the planes but you can use your own design. Using scrap paper is more planet friendly.
What commands would you give to make the turtle do this?
This activity will help you to start writing programs to command the robot even if you have never done anything like this before and you know nothing about coding. The LOGO language is simple to […]
You will need a cut-out paper circle (about 12cm diameter).
Use a circle that does not show the centre. Fold your circle along a diameter. Mark the ends A and B. Now unfold your circle and then fold again along a different diameter and mark the […]
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.
Make a 3D cube out of rolled paper sticks, tied together at the ends. Push your cube gently down and sideways. It will collapse into a 2D shape. Can you collapse your cube into
a 2D rectangle made of 2 squares?
Can you fold […]
To make your 7-piece Tangram Puzzle, either make your own tangram pieces from scrap paper as shown in this video or use this diagram and carefully cut out the pieces.
Now use the pieces of your Tangram to make
• An isosceles triangle
• A rectangle
• A […]
Cut 4 congruent right angled triangles from some scrap paper. Arrange them as shown in diagram […]