Multiplication (tables): 5x: starfish

4 - Further Challenges

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Further Challenges

  • Have a go at the fabulous Starfish Spotting investigation on the NRICH website, where you will have the opportunity to apply your knowledge of both the five and two times tables.
  • Starfish move across the seabed using tube-like feet that are located on their underside and which fill up with seawater! Using the photograph below, can you give a reasonable estimate for the number of feet this starfish has?

  • Investigate symmetry in starfish.

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Related Clip

Thousands of brittlestars wave their arms in the hope of catching a meal.

Credit: BBC Two – Winterwatch