What's the angle II? 0 Overview Using this Resource Connecting to the Curriculum Marking Student Responses Working with Students Further Resources This task is about working out angles. Question 1Change answer a) A racing car travelling fast spins around once to face the way it had been going. Through how many degrees has the car spun? a) A racing car travelling fast spins around once to face the way it had been going. Through how many degrees has the car spun? degrees Question 1Change answer b) A ladybird crawls half-way around a peach. The ladybird has moved through how many degrees? b) A ladybird crawls half-way around a peach. The ladybird has moved through how many degrees? degrees Question 1Change answer c) An ice skater spins through two complete turns of her body. Through how many degrees altogether will she have moved? c) An ice skater spins through two complete turns of her body. Through how many degrees altogether will she have moved? degrees Question 1Change answer d) How many degrees does the small hand of a clock move through between 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m.? d) How many degrees does the small hand of a clock move through between 2:00 a.m. and 3:00 a.m.? degrees Task administration: This task can be completed with pencil and paper or online (with auto marking displayed to students). Level: 4 Curriculum info: Maths, Geometry and Measurement, Shape Keywords: angles Description of task: Students identify the angle of different objects and movements. Answers/responses: Y9 (04/1998) a) 360 very easy b) 180 easy c) 720 very easy d) 30 moderate Diagnostic and formative information: Student response Likely reaon b) 180 Confuses a half-turn with a quarter-turn. d) 10-45 (excluding 30) Estimates rather than calculates the angle. What's the angle? Finding the angle Everyday angles Hands of a clock II Types of angles Identifying angles Statements about angles and lines Geometric dance