Wednesday, 4 December 2013

Historical symmetry...

In year 3 and 4 we have studying shape and symmetry with a twist! Through our topic of Ancient Rome, we have studied shields from the Roman army and found that most had at least one line of symmetry!

We decided to use this fact in our maths lesson by creating our own Roman shields that had one or two lines of symmetry. We had to be very careful when measuring our shapes and designs to make sure our shields were as accurate as possible.

Here is a sample of our work:

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