# Search by Topic

#### Resources tagged with Visualising similar to Shadow Play:

Filter by: Content type:
Stage:
Challenge level:

### There are 175 results

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Here are shadows of some 3D shapes. What shapes could have made them?

### Skeleton Shapes

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many balls of modelling clay and how many straws does it take to make these skeleton shapes?

### Face Painting

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

You want to make each of the 5 Platonic solids and colour the faces so that, in every case, no two faces which meet along an edge have the same colour.

### Cut Nets

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Each of the nets of nine solid shapes has been cut into two pieces. Can you see which pieces go together?

### A Chain of Eight Polyhedra

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you arrange the shapes in a chain so that each one shares a face (or faces) that are the same shape as the one that follows it?

### Child's Play

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A toy has a regular tetrahedron, a cube and a base with triangular and square hollows. If you fit a shape into the correct hollow a bell rings. How many times does the bell ring in a complete game?

### World of Tan 17 - Weather

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

### Let's Reflect

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?

### Redblue

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate the number of paths you can take from one vertex to another in these 3D shapes. Is it possible to take an odd number and an even number of paths to the same vertex?

### Endless Noughts and Crosses

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

### World of Tan 19 - Working Men

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

### Right or Left?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Which of these dice are right-handed and which are left-handed?

### Twice as Big?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

### Penta Play

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the chairs?

### Makeover

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Exchange the positions of the two sets of counters in the least possible number of moves

### Trace the Edges

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

On which of these shapes can you trace a path along all of its edges, without going over any edge twice?

### Cubes Cut Into Four Pieces

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Eight children each had a cube made from modelling clay. They cut them into four pieces which were all exactly the same shape and size. Whose pieces are the same? Can you decide who made each set?

### Taking Steps

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

### L-ateral Thinking

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Try this interactive strategy game for 2

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this telephone?

### World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming playing the board game?

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

### World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

### World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this brazier for roasting chestnuts?

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

### Put Yourself in a Box

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

### Horizontal Vertical

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

### World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

### World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the telescope and microscope?

### World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?

### Dragons and Swans a Game for Two Players

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A game for two players. You'll need some counters.

### Colour Wheels

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

### Coin Cogs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: Co-ordinating Space in Drawings

##### Stage: 1

This second article in the series refers to research about levels of development of spatial thinking and the possible influence of instruction.

### Making Maths: Rolypoly

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Paint a stripe on a cardboard roll. Can you predict what will happen when it is rolled across a sheet of paper?

### World of Tan 1 - Granma T

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming?

### Start Cube Drilling

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Imagine a 3 by 3 by 3 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will have holes drilled through them?

### World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this plaque design?

### World of Tan 5 - Rocket

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

### Hundred Square

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A hundred square has been printed on both sides of a piece of paper. What is on the back of 100? 58? 23? 19?

### Making Tangrams

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Here's a simple way to make a Tangram without any measuring or ruling lines.

### World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

### World of Tan 15 - Millennia

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the workmen?

### Cover the Camel

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

### Turning Cogs

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.