Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it? Circles, Circles Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: In this town, houses are built with one room for each person. Properties of Shapes KS1. Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: Animated Triangles Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level:
Different Sizes Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level: I’ve made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. How many different ways can you find to join three equilateral triangles together? This series of three articles discusses the development of geometric thinking. What will the rest of it look like? These tasks are a good starting point for encouraging positive ‘Habits of Mind’ – collaboration, determination, thoughtfulness and curiosity. These activities combine the two.
Paper Partners Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Use the interactivity to find out how many quarter turns the man must rotate kks1 to look like each of the pictures. What does each face look like?
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Counting in ones and twos. Inside Triangles Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Exploring characteristics of everyday objects and shapes and describing them.
Can you find the route it has taken? Sharing Incomplete Solutions Age 5 to 11 The published solutions to kss1 tasks include a small ‘slip-up’. Understanding the characteristics of 2D and 3D shapes.
Move four sticks so there are exactly four triangles. Cut four triangles from a square as shown in the picture.
Coloured Squares Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction. Cover the Camel Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Explore ways of colouring eolving set of triangles.
Turning Man Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Sara and Will were sorting some pictures of shapes on cards. To support this aim, members of the NRICH team work in a wide range of capacities, including providing professional development for teachers wishing to embed rich mathematical tasks into everyday classroom practice.
Can you sort these triangles into three different families and explain how you did it?
Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: First they were counting in twos. How many balls of modelling clay and how many straws does it take to make these skeleton shapes? Can you make symmetrical patterns? Overlaps Age 5 to 7 Challenge Level: Being Resilient Age 5 to 7.
This practical activity challenges you to create symmetrical designs by cutting a square into strips. What shapes could have made them?
Making a Picture Age 3 to 5 Using everyday language to talk about shape and position. Five Coins Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: How will you represent your chosen data for maximum effect?
In how many different ways can they build their houses? Sorting and describing using mathematical properties such as size and shape. This practical problem challenges you to make quadrilaterals with a loop of string.