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Finding the Area of Compound Shapes

A good site on finding the area of a shape based on rectangles on a grid. Estimate first and then compare with the actual area of the shape. Good as an IWB demo tool for teaching how to apply the formula to compound shapes based on rectangles.

Pupils

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Perim Bots

A maths game about perimeters where you can earn body parts to make a robot if you answer the questions correctly.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Sorting 3D Shapes on a Venn Diagram

An activity where you use a Venn diagram to sort a variety of 3D shapes according to their properties, including: whether they are pyramids or prisms, the number of faces, edges and vertices and whether they have a curved surface.

Teachers

Tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Shape, Space and Measure Angles

A maths game where you need to estimate the angles to squirt a hose pipe on the dog and other items.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

9-11 year olds
Finding Area and Perimeter of Circles

An excellent video tutorial which explains how to find the area and circumference of a circle and a semi-circle. Aimed at those pupils aiming for Grade C GCSE.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-16 year olds
Symmetry Puzzle Games

Daring symmetry puzzle games including building your own symmetrical robot!

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

9-11 year olds
Pythagoras Theorem

A video tutorial which shows how to find the length of sides in a right-angled triangle using the Pythagoras Theorem.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Exploring Circle Geometry Properties

A superb resource on circles with two sections 'Explore It' and 'Use It' which cover the facts about circle geometry, multiple choice questions with guidance if you go wrong, investigations of circle properties with interactives and game to play.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

11-14 year olds
Polygons

A simple lesson on what a polygon is and how you can identify them. Test your knowledge.

Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
Circles in Pictures

In this activity you can explore the use of circles in pictures. Look at a picture based on the work of the artist Kandinsky and make your own circles using a colour palette and tool bar. Can be used on an interactive whiteboard.

Teachers, Pupils

Not tablet-friendly

7-11 year olds
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