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

Flowcharts for shapes

Create a flowchart which identifies the properties of different shapes

Flowcharts show the order in which a series of events is to be carried out. They are used for lots of purposes including; programming microcontrollers with instructions, mapping processes and sorting.

Activity info, teachers' notes and curriculum links

An engaging activity in which students will make a flow chart to sort various shapes and ensure that each shape finishes in a unique place at the end of the flowchart.

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

Flowcharts for shapes activity description, teachers' notes and curriculum links.



Use the flow chart provided to sort various shapes.



Flow charts - student handout with shapes from flow chart shape sorter.

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