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Position and Direction: Turning in Circles

In this worksheet, students identify objects that normally turn full circles.

'Position and Direction: Turning in Circles' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 1

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:  Use Language of Position/Direction

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must say whether the object is normally seen turning a full circle.

 

 

Example

Do you normally see the minute hand of a clock turning round a full circle?

 

 

Answer

Yes, the minute hand normally turns a full circle every hour.  The clock face doesn't move.

Do you normally see a computer turning round a full circle?

 

 

Yes

No

Do you normally see the minute hand of a clock turning round a full circle?

 

Yes

No

Do you normally see the blades of a windmill turning round a full circle?

 

Yes

No

 Do you normally see a calculator turning round a full circle?

 

 .
Yes

No

Do you normally see a clock face turning round a full circle?

 

Yes

No

Do you normally see an hour hand of a clock turning round a full circle?

 

Yes

No

Do you normally see a windmill turning round a full circle?

 

Yes

No

Do you normally see a bicycle wheel turning round a full circle?

 

 
Yes

No

Do you normally see a paper plate turning round a full circle?

 

 
Yes

No

Do you normally see people on this fairground ride turning round a full circle?

 

 
Yes

No

  • Question 1

Do you normally see a computer turning round a full circle?

 

 

CORRECT ANSWER
No
EDDIE SAYS
A computer sits still on your desk.
  • Question 2

Do you normally see the minute hand of a clock turning round a full circle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
The minute hand turns a full circle every hour.
  • Question 3

Do you normally see the blades of a windmill turning round a full circle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
The blades of a windmill turn full circles in the wind.
  • Question 4

 Do you normally see a calculator turning round a full circle?

 

 .
CORRECT ANSWER
No
EDDIE SAYS
A calculator is still when you use it.
  • Question 5

Do you normally see a clock face turning round a full circle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
No
EDDIE SAYS
The clock face does not turn. The hands do.
  • Question 6

Do you normally see an hour hand of a clock turning round a full circle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
The hour hand turns a full circle every 12 hours.
  • Question 7

Do you normally see a windmill turning round a full circle?

 

CORRECT ANSWER
No
EDDIE SAYS
The windmill doesn't move. The blades do!
  • Question 8

Do you normally see a bicycle wheel turning round a full circle?

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
The wheels turn full circles as you move forward on the bicycle.
  • Question 9

Do you normally see a paper plate turning round a full circle?

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
No
EDDIE SAYS
Paper plates can turn full circles, but normally they don't - especially when you are eating!
  • Question 10

Do you normally see people on this fairground ride turning round a full circle?

 

 
CORRECT ANSWER
Yes
EDDIE SAYS
The people and the chairs turn full circles as the ride goes round and round.
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