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# News

## March 2013

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Two new cameos this month.
• Photo Angles includes a photograph of objects set up on a grid, a blank grid and the objects. Students are invited to recreate the picture then work out where the camera was that took the photo and the position of the light source creating the shadows in the picture. The task can be tackled emperically using a camera and a torch, or older students might dip into their toolbox for skills in similarity, Pythagoras and trigonometry.
• Paving Views introduces rotational symmetry through a practical story shell. Sanja the architect wants to tile a courtyard so that she uses the minimum number of tiles and so that the pattern seen from each of the four bordering tall buildings is the same. When solved, the solutions can lead to more investigation of transformations.

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Keep smiling,
Doug.

• Did you miss the February News?
If so you missed information about:
1. From The Classroom added to Pyramid Puzzle
2. A new Maths300 lesson
3. 2013 Maths300 PD
4. Discount on Points of View package