Tagged: symmetry


Reality’s Riddle

How about watching this video presented by the great Marcus Du Sautoy in end-of-term Christmas lesson? Nice to let the kids see something a bit deeper than line and rotational symmetry. Broaden their horizons etc…


Rotational symmetry- synchronised swimming

Further to our post “Symmetry the fun way: B-boy dancing“, Mr Williams suggested a great idea of using synchronised swimming as inspiration for a lesson about rotational symmetry. Here is the Japanese Team in full flow at the Sydney Olympics: There is an excellent routine at about 2 mins into the video which has some fantastic rotational symmetry in it....


Symmetry the fun way: B-boy dancing!

Got to do a lesson about line symmetry and looking for inspiration? Check out this Youtube video of Korean B-boy dancers doing a ‘mirror dance’: You could use this as inspiration for the pupils and then get them creating their own symmetrical dance routines. This is plane symmetry rather than line symmetry but the concept should be transferable. You could...