Taking shape

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Maths teacher Antonia Peters sets out to solve the growing problem of the Lambton Worm and shares some fun ideas linked to 2D and 3D shapes.

The Lambton Worm is very famous in the north-east of England – everyone who lives there knows the story; there are pubs and restaurants named after it; and just outside Chester-le-Street near Durham, there is a sculpture of the Worm by environmental artist Andy Goldsworthy. Tell your class that the renowned Madame Twosquares wax museum (yes, it’s as fictional as the Worm!) wants to commission a model of the legendary creature for their displays. Can the children help to design the model?

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