Magic Square Enrichment Lesson

How to make your own magic square/cryptogram KS3 and KS4 cross-curricular enrichment task
Based around the passion facade’s cryptogram on the sagrada familia church in Barcelona
Students watch a video of Derren Brown creating a Magic Square off the top of his head with James Corden, then they learn about the magic square on the side of the sagrada familia and try to find as many combinations to make 33 as they can. Then they learn how to make their own magic square.
This lesson lasts around an hour and students really enjoy it. Great for High and Low ability classes of all ages.

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Created: Jul 15, 2019

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