Outdoor maths: Symmetry alfresco

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By John Dabellmaths coordinator at Lawn Primary School in Derby

Help children to discover maths in the real world by exploring symmetry in the great outdoors


Nature is full of examples of symmetry so encourage the children to be maths detectives outdoors and seek it out

Don’t forget to download Activity sheet, ‘Symmetry beyond the school gates’ and help children discover symmetry outdoors.

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  1. K-Leigh
    on 16 October 2014

    uni assignment

    Thank you very much for these 'Out of the box' ideas for activities that explore symmetry with students, outside of the classroom. I find them very useful :)

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