Year 6 Ratio and Proportion Return to Primary Maths Resources
Body parts proprtions
Make a list of body parts that can be measured with a piece of string like - circumference of the wrist - circumference of the neck - circumference of the base of the thumb - circumference of the waist - distance from shoulder to finger tip - height - circumference of head Cut a length of string the same length as each body part in the list. Find the ratio of: - thumb:wrist - wristneck Investigate other body ratios. Record your findings by calling the thumb 1. What about other body ratios: - nose length : thumb length? - half a head : height?