Why or why not? Finding lines of symmetry The Measures find the line or lines of symmetry and chop along them to win the medal. Ambrose uses the circular base and cuts to form the equilateral triangle base explaining about the properties of the shape. Kites and Darts Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Can you find out how the 6-triangle shape is transformed in these tessellations? A tetromino is made up of four squares joined edge to edge.
Tetrafit Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Register for our mailing list. Kites and Darts Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Using LOGO, can you construct elegant procedures that will draw this family of ‘floor coverings’? Can you find out how the 6-triangle shape is transformed in these tessellations? Shapely Tiling Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
Weighing and measuring How to solve the problem of making equal size pizzas from 2kg dough at the pizza parlour. An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons. A chess board is marked into squares the same size as the tiles and just one square, anywhere on the board, is coloured red.
Geomlab Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level: Penta Place Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Polygon Rings Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level: Problek mathematical words can be used to describe this floor covering? Register for our mailing list. Can you cover the. The Measures face an origami challenge which explores the properties of pentagons.
Can you tessellate isosceles triangles? Escher Tessellations Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: Maurits Cornelius Escher Age 7 to 14 Have you ever noticed how mathematical ideas are often used in patterns that we see all around us? Using LOGO, can you construct elegant procedures that will draw this family of ‘floor coverings’? Can the tesssellation use any of these words in a description about an equilateral triangle?
A triomino is a flat L shape made from 3 square tiles. Jack and Jill visit Buttons to fill a bucket with water, and explore relative capacity. Why or why not?
Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations? Using grams and kilograms Washing day at the Panto House provides a problem involving weight and using scales. Using weights and measures A pancake recipe challenges Mr Measure tesselpation adapt quantities to make enough for more people. The Measures find the line or lines of symmetry and chop along them to win the medal.
More from the series: What questions can you ask about them? Problem solving with money solvong explored as Abi Measure saves up to buy a new guitar. This article describes the life of Escher who was a passionate believer that maths and art can be.
At the Grecian Pizza Parlour, apprentice Ambrose receives an order for 50 equilateral triangle shaped pizzas with equilateral triangle shaped toppings.
Can you produce a tessellation of regular octagons with two different types of triangle?
Watch the clip as inspiration for how triangles can be used in different designs. An interactive activity for one to experiment with a tricky tessellation.
Using timetables and the 24 hour clock Pizza delivery boy Ambrose fills in a timetable of his journey times using 24 hour clocks. Ambrose uses the circular base and cuts to form the equilateral triangle base explaining about the properties of the shape.
This article explores the links between maths, art and history, and suggests investigations that are enjoyable as well as challenging. Schlafli Tessellations Age 11 to 18 Challenge Level: You might like to produce an elegant program to replicate one or all.
Tessellating Triangles Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: