Take a sheet of A4 paper. First fold the top left corner to meet the bottom edge and press the fold flat. Then fold the top right corner to meet the edge that you folded down.
Can you prove that the quadrilateral you have made is a kite?
Can you find the perimeter of the […]
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 […]
Which coloured bits would you use to show that two eighths equals one quarter?
Which coloured bits would you use to show that two sixteenths equals one […]
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.
This lesson is first about using properties of quadrilaterals to identify particular shapes and second about identifying the smallest number of properties needed to define a shape. This activity should be given to the class as a formative assessment activity: it is designed to provide the teacher with information about the learners’ current levels […]
Click on Advent Calendar to go to the NRICH website to find 24 Making Maths activities. These are equally good for all the year round.
You will find instructions for making all sorts of mathematical models and learning aids from very cheap materials that will help you to learn, understand and enjoy mathematics […]
This month we have a link to an Advent Calendar on the NRICH website which gives you a mathematical game when you click on any day in December up to Christmas Eve.
Some of the games you can play on the computer but for many of them do not need a […]
What do you notice? Why does this happen? Will it […]
Using what you know about angles and parallel lines prove that the angles of the triangle add up to 180 degrees.
Cut 4 congruent right angled triangles from some scrap paper. Arrange them as shown in diagram […]