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CLIP 5040

Fairground shapes

Fairground shapes
Key Info
  • Fairground shapes
  • Duration: 02:28
  • Pictures of a variety of shapes in the fairground setting, some moving and some static. Many different shapes are shown through a roaming camera around a fairground. There are also pictures of multiple shapes leading to patterns.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: shapes, solids, distance travelled, rotation, speed, iMaths
Ideas for use in class
  • Pupils can consider what shapes they are seeing and look at circumference, area and discuss the radii of the rides. Pupils can also describe the properties of shapes and calculate how many of each they can see. There is also an opportunity to discuss patterns and symmetry. The speed of rides and distance travelled can also be modelled.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 16x9

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