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Subject key:

  • Science
  • Design & Technology
  • Engineering
  • Maths
  • Computing

Student age:

  • 11-14
  • 11-14
  • 11-14
  • 14-16
  • 16+
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Areas of overlapping parts

Mathematics Appropriate for children aged 14 to 16

Type: StarterDuration: 10 mins

Growing shapes and number patterns are explored in this starter activity.

Activity info, teachers' notes and curriculum links

An engaging activity in which students will estimate the size of the overlap when various shapes are lain over the top of each other.

The activity sheet includes teacher notes, guidance, useful web links, and links (where appropriate) to the national curriculum in each of the four devolved UK nations; England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

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All activity sheets and supporting resources are free to download, and all the documents are fully editable, so you can tailor them to your students' and your schools' needs.

The related GeoGebra file for this activity can be viewed at the following link: https://www.geogebra.org/m/TmmV8mAV

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