[IAEP] 40 maths shapes challenges

Maria Droujkova droujkova at gmail.com
Fri Sep 4 12:42:36 EDT 2009

Circle is one of the hardest in Scratch. Unless I am missing a command.

Maria Droujkova

Make math your own, to make your own math.

On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 7:19 AM, Bill Kerr <billkerr at gmail.com> wrote:

> Image attached
> Forty shapes to make in Scratch <http://scratch.mit.edu/> or some other
> version of logo, such as Turtle Art<http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Activities/Turtle_Art>.
> It's hard to see the thumbnail but click on it for a larger view.
> This is one of the best sheets ever for teaching maths (designed by Barry
> Newell):
>    - the logo turtle or scratch cat acts as a transitional object between
>    the concrete maths shape and the abstraction of the script that makes the
>    shape
>    - the sheet includes both simple and complex shapes, increasing in
>    order of complexity, there is a challenge there for everyone
>    - many of the more complex shapes are made up of combinations of the
>    simpler shapes
> Source: Barry Newell's Turtle Confusion (1988)
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