Age range: 14-16
Duration: 0 - 29 mins
  • Maths

Coding a geometric construction

Understand coded instructions for bisecting an angle

Construction in geometry means to draw shapes, angles or lines accurately. These constructions use only compass, straightedge (i.e. ruler) and a pencil.

Activity info, teachers' notes and curriculum links

An engaging activity in which students will match each of the instructions provided to the geometric construction.

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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Activity overview

Coding a geometric construction activity description, teachers' notes and curriculum links.

Handout

Handout

Coding a geometric construction - students must match each instruction to the construction.

Presentation

Presentation

Match each of the instructions to their geometric construction

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