Year 7 Maths  Space Project [ 60 marks ]
Teacher: _________________________________ Form: ____________ Due date: __________________
Task 1 – Tessellations – Answer all the questions [ 22 marks ]
http://www.coolmath4kids.com/tesspag1.html
Click at the First Site and answer the next 4 questions! [10]
1. What are Tessellations? Explain with some exampes [ 2 marks ]
2. Use a diagram to explain what a ‘vertex’ is. [ 2 marks ]
3. Use a diagram to show what ‘interior angle’ means. [ 2 marks ]
4. What must the interior angles add up to for regular shapes to tessellate. [ 1 mark ]
5. What regular shapes will tessellate? Needs drawing [ 3 marks ]
Click at the 2^{nd} Site and answer the next 3 questions [6]
http://www.shodor.org/interactivate/activities/Tessellate/
6. Create a tessellation using a triangle. [ 2 marks ]
7. Create a tessellation using a rectangle. [ 2 marks ]
(choose the rectangle this time)
8. Create a tessellation using a hexagon. [ 2 marks ]
(choose the hexagon this time)
Click at the 3rd site and answer the questions [4]
http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/tessellation.html
9. What two shapes have been used to make this tessellation? [ 2 marks ]
10. Name this semiregular tessellation using numbers. [ 1 marks ]
11. Explain what the numbers mean. [ 1 mark ]
Click at the 4th site about Escher and answer the questions [4]
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M._C._Escher
12. Escher is known as ‘The Father of Tessellation’. What country is he from? [ 1 mark ]
13. When did he live? [ 1 mark ]
13. Google ‘Escher tessellations’ go to images and chose your favourite and explain why you like this image. [ 3 mark]
Subtotal = 22 marks
Task 2 – 3 D Nets [ 24 marks ]
1. Look into the website and others in the Reference Library:
http://www.bgfl.org/bgfl/custom/resources_ftp/client_ftp/ks2/maths/3d/index.htm
What are Polyhedrons and Platonic Solids with examples? [ 6 marks ]
2. Draw the 3D objects and their nets below [ 6 marks ]
Just the Cube, Tetrahedron and Octahedron.
Build the cube, tetrahedron and octahedron  ask your teacher for the nets.
http://www.senteacher.org/worksheet/12/NetsPolyhedra.html
3. Matching game on 3D shapes { No marks}
http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2numeracyshapeandweight.html
4. Complete the table about the properties of 3D objects: [ 10 marks ]
https://www.learner.org/interactives/geometry/swfs/polyExplorer.swf
Polyhedron 
Name of each face 
Number of sides on each face 
Number of faces 
Number of vertices 
Number of edges 
Cube 





Tetrahedron 





Octahedron 





Dodecahedron 





Icosahedron 





5. Can you come up with a rule? [ 2 marks ]
Hint: Add the faces and vertices of each shape then compare your answer with the number of edges.
6. Fun Origami: Making a cube with 6 pieces of paper. { Bonus 2 marks}
Task 3 Using Coordinates [15 marks ]
1. Connect each sequence of points with a line and identify the shape
(3,0) , (4,1) , (6,2) , (6,3) , (5,4) , (4,4) , (3,4) , (1,2) End of Sequence
(1,1) , (5,3) , (6,5) , (7,5) , (7,3) , (9,2) , (8,1.5) , (6,2) , (2,.5) End of Sequence
(5,3) , (5.5,0) , (5,0) , (5,6) , (4.5,6) , (5,3) End of Sequence
(9,3) , (7,4) , (7,3) , (5,4) , (9,3) End of Sequence
(6,2) , (4,3) , (2,2) , (1,1) End of Sequence
(5,3) , (4,4) , (4.5,4.5) , (5.5,4) End of Sequence
(4,1) , (2,2) End of Sequence
2.Construct an elevation from using the contour map, click to get a pdf copy.
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