Takes you through the systematic way in which you can begin to
solve a mixed up Cubic Net. How close will you come to a solution?
Glarsynost lives on a planet whose shape is that of a perfect
regular dodecahedron. Can you describe the shortest journey she can
make to ensure that she will see every part of the planet?
This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!
Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.
Show that is it impossible to have a tetrahedron whose six edges
have lengths 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60 units...
What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?
Can you make a new type of fair die with 14 faces by shaving the
corners off a cube?
Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.
Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?