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#### Resources tagged with Visualising similar to Advent Calendar 2008:

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### 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?

### Alquerque II

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

A variant on the game Alquerque

### Change Around

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

### 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?

### 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.

### Shunting Puzzle

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you shunt the trucks so that the Cattle truck and the Sheep truck change places and the Engine is back on the main line?

### Overlaps

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

What does the overlap of these two shapes look like? Try picturing it in your head and then use the interactivity to test your prediction.

### World of Tan 3 - Mai Ling

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mai Ling?

### 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 27 - Sharing

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Single Track

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What is the best way to shunt these carriages so that each train can continue its journey?

### Rearrange the Square

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

We can cut a small triangle off the corner of a square and then fit the two pieces together. Can you work out how these shapes are made from the two pieces?

### Waiting for Blast Off

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

10 space travellers are waiting to board their spaceships. There are two rows of seats in the waiting room. Using the rules, where are they all sitting? Can you find all the possible ways?

### 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 22 - an Appealing Stroll

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Tricky Triangles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Use the three triangles to fill these outline shapes. Perhaps you can create some of your own shapes for a friend to fill?

### 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?

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Paper Patchwork 1

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?

### Cover the Camel

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you cover the camel with these pieces?

### 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?

### 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?

### Makeover

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

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

### World of Tan 6 - Junk

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### Tessellate the Triominoes

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

What happens when you try and fit the triomino pieces into these two grids?

### Little Boxes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

How many different cuboids can you make when you use four CDs or DVDs? How about using five, then six?

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

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

### 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.

##### 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!

### Six to Four

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Move four sticks so there are exactly four triangles.

### Paper Patchwork 2

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes. What patterns can you create?

### Building with Cubes

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Try to picture these buildings of cubes in your head. Can you make them to check whether you had imagined them correctly?

### World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?

### World of Tan 9 - Animals

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this goat and giraffe?

### World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this sports car?

### Happy Halving

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you split each of the shapes below in half so that the two parts are exactly the same?

### Dragons and Swans

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

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

### Tessellating Capitals

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Have you ever tried tessellating capital letters? Have a look at these examples and then try some for yourself.

### Display Boards

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Design an arrangement of display boards in the school hall which fits the requirements of different people.

### Paper Partners

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Can you describe a piece of paper clearly enough for your partner to know which piece it is?

### World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?

### Open Boxes

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you work out how many cubes were used to make this open box? What size of open box could you make if you had 112 cubes?

### Two Squared

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

What happens to the area of a square if you double the length of the sides? Try the same thing with rectangles, diamonds and other shapes. How do the four smaller ones fit into the larger one?

### Posting Triangles

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

### 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?

### World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

### Triple Cubes

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

This challenge involves eight three-cube models made from interlocking cubes. Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.