Maths Scavenger Hunt

An Outdoor Activity


Collect as many of the following items as possible. Each item will be awarded a mark out of ten for its quality or the ingenuity involved in finding it.

A twig exactly 12 inches long
Five pebbles, together weighing exactly a pound
A pendulum which swings an exact second
A natural spiral
A perfectly symmetric leaf
An item with rotational symmetry
A perfect equilateral triangle, made from natural materials, laid out on the ground, each side at least 2m long
Two congruent shapes
Two similar shapes
A green blade
Find two trees exactly 5m apart
Work out the direction of the sun from this place
A natural fractal, length exactly twice the width
Something never been seen before
A Fibonacci number in nature
Fir cone, 5cm long

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