# Level 2 Shape and space

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**Pythagoras' Theorem**

**Students use Pythagoras’ Theorem to solve problems.**

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**Errors**

**This activity uses examples in the context of shape and space to: **

- find the upper and lower bounds of measurements, given the level of accuracy used
- consider how possible errors accumulate in formulae involving measurements.

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**Suncatchers **

**Students consolidate their knowledge of the properties of two-dimensional shapes by working with stained glass designs. Students may enjoy designing their own suncatchers, perhaps as part of a collaborative project with art or design departments.**

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**Victorian tiles **

**Students learn about shape and space using patterns created by tessellating geometric shapes.**

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**Shape sorter **

**Students learn about shape and space by designing a shape sorter. This activity may be particularly appropriate for those interested in a career in child care or teaching.**

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**Perimeter and area **

**How much lawn feed is needed? Students find the perimeter and area of rectangles and shapes made from rectangles.**

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**Plans**

**Students measure lengths from scale drawings then use ratio scales to find the actual lengths.**

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**Drawing shapes in Word**

**Students learn how to draw and format basic shapes in Word.**

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