### TESSELLATION PROBLEM SOLVING KS2

An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons. An activity making various patterns with 2 x 1 rectangular tiles. A pancake recipe challenges Mr Measure to adapt quantities to make enough for more people. This practical investigation invites you to make tessellating shapes in a similar way to the artist Escher. This problem considers the eight semi-regular tessellations which pose a demanding challenge in terms of.

What mathematical words can be used to describe this floor covering? A triomino is a flat L shape made from 3 square tiles. 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? Triominoes Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level: At the Grecian Pizza Parlour, apprentice Ambrose receives an order for 50 equilateral triangle shaped pizzas with equilateral triangle shaped toppings. Weighing and measuring How to solve the problem of making equal size pizzas from 2kg dough at the pizza parlour. Lafayette Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Tessellating Triangles Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: To further the children, you could get them to use a protractor to measure peoblem angles of the shapes.

## Tessellation

It seems a golden opportunity to link art with maths, allowing the creative side of your. An old tesssllation helps the Measures to learn about compass points, scale and directions.

Washing day at the Panto House provides a problem involving weight and using scales. An environment that enables you to investigate tessellations of regular polygons.

This article explores the links between maths, art and history, and suggests investigations that are tesselaltion as well as challenging. I wonder how many different Penta homes you can create? Using grams and kilograms Washing day at the Panto House provides a problem involving weight and using scales.

A geometry lab crafted in a functional programming language.

Write down the words: Using a calendar Exploring time, dates and calendars in the Panto House. Will they form a ring? This article describes the scope for practical exploration of tessellations both in and out of the classroom.

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This is from the series: All 5 to 11 7 to 14 11 to 16 14 to 18 Challenge level: Problem solving with money is explored as Abi Measure saves up to buy a new guitar. Tessellation Interactivity Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level: Weighing and measuring How to solve the problem of making equal size pizzas from 2kg dough at the pizza parlour.

Escher Tessellations Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level: This problem considers the eight semi-regular tessellations which pose a demanding challenge in terms of. Can you find all the semi-regular tessellations?

# Maths KS2: Problem solving with equilateral triangles – BBC Teach

A triomino is a flat L shape made from 3 square tiles. Semi-regular tessellations combine two or more different regular polygons to fill the plane. Take a look at the photos of tiles at a school in Gibraltar. Show how this pentagonal tile can be used to tile the plane and describe the transformations which map this pentagon to its images in the tiling. Three differentiated questions then reinforce understanding of angles in tesxellation triangle, use of a protractor and introduce an investigation about fitting different triangles into a 30cm square pizza box.

Ms2 mathematical words can be used to describe this floor covering? Penta people, the Pentominoes, always build their houses from five square rooms. Can you recreate problwm designs? Tessellating Hexagons Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level: How to solve the problem of making equal size pizzas from 2kg dough at the pizza parlour. A pancake recipe challenges Mr Measure to adapt quantities to make enough for more people.

Can you tessellate isosceles triangles?

Pizza delivery boy Ambrose fills in a timetable of his journey times using 24 hour clocks. Why or why not?