What do you know about robots? What are drones? Are driver-less cars actually robots? What do you think about robots that move around warehouses to pick up and carry loads from place to place or control complicated machinery in factories? What do you think about robots that mow lawns and clean floors?
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.
Here is a puzzle with more than one solution.
Draw the diagram accurately starting with a regular pentagon.
Find all the angles in the diagram.
Label 4 sets of congruent triangles. Which triangles are similar?
Describe the symmetries of the shape (that is the transformations that map the shape onto itself).
Describe the symmetries […]
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 […]
You might like to copy the diagram onto squared paper to help you with this problem.
Reflect the flag in the left-hand mirror line, and then reflect the image you obtain in the right-hand mirror line. Can you describe the single transformation that takes the first flag to the last flag?
Assuming that the parts of the design that look the same are identical and that they only appear different because of the perspective in the photo, describe in detail all the transformations and symmetries that you see in the different […]