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Week starting 15th June

Hexominoes investigation

A hexomino is an arrangement of six squares that are all touching at least one other of the squares, e.g.

In total there are 35 unique hexominoes.

Your task is to find and draw all 35 of the hexominoes.

You will need to work logically to ensure that you find all of the hexominoes without a repeat.

After you have found all 35, you have some investigations to complete with them:

There are 35 hexominoes in total, 11 of them are also nets of a cube - find them.

Which of the hexominoes have reflective symmetry?

Which of the hexominoes tesselate?

Can you use different hexominoes to create a square and a rectangle?