**
Alien Angles** - Estimate angles while
shooting down aliens (NEW)
**
Pythagora's Theorem - **Shows why a² + b² = c²
**
Illuminations - Pi,** the circumference and diameter ratio.
**Measuring Circles**
- A really neat way to show how Pi is derived and what it means.
**MathsNet
**- a remarkable web-site where you can manipulate 3-D shapes or
simply watch them form before your eyes.
**
Solids**
- another remarkable Mathsnet site where you can also use solids to make
buildings.** **
**
Polyhedra
Paper Models** A huge collection of printable 'nets' (flattened out 3D
figures) to make with thin card from cubes to rhombic dodecahedrons..
The PDF version may not work so save the image (right click the net and
save). The insert the image into a word document to print. Note:
When you make the
figures score along the fold lines with the blade of a pair of scissors
using a ruler. Accuracy is the key to success. If you want to illustrate
or color the figures, do it before you put them together.
**
Kali -
Symmetric Sketching** You can only do this with an interactive
computer program - quite amazing.
**
Measuring Angles** - Another one of the incredible Ambleside
activities.
Make your own Snowflakes
with this neat
interactive activity.
**
Make a Roman Mosaic
**using authentic colors and tiles
**BBCMaths** - a great place to play with angles.
Last updated August
26, 2009 |