How to identify different polygons

Find out about different regular and irregular polygons.

What are the types of triangle?

Find out about scalene, equilateral, isosceles and right-angled triangles.

What are the parts of a circle?

Discover the features of a circle and how to measure the radius, circumference and diameter.

What is the perimeter?

Discover how to work out the area of a 2D shape, by adding the length of its sides together.

Calculating the area compound shapes

Find out how to use a formula to work out the area of a flat shape.

What are the properties of 3D shapes?

Take a look at some simple properties of 3D shapes and how they vary for each shape.

What are 3D shapes?

Take a look at some simple 3D shapes and find out how to recognise them.

What makes a shape symmetrical?

Find out more about symmetrical 2D shapes.

What is an angle?

Discover the different types of angles and how to make sure you get the biggest slice of pizza.

How to measure an angle

Find out how to identify and label different types of angles.

What are parallel and perpendicular lines?

Discover the difference between parallel and perpendicular lines.

How can you transform a shape?

Find out about the different ways a shape can be transformed, including translation, rotation and reflection.

How to use directions and turns

Find out how you can use directions and turns to get from one place to another.

What is tessellation?

Find out how tessellation is when shapes fit together in a pattern with no gaps or overlaps.