All in the Mind

Imagine you are suspending a cube from one vertex and allowing it to hang freely. What shape does the surface of the water make around the cube?

Instant Insanity

Given the nets of 4 cubes with the faces coloured in 4 colours, build a tower so that on each vertical wall no colour is repeated, that is all 4 colours appear.

Is There a Theorem?

Draw a square. A second square of the same size slides around the first always maintaining contact and keeping the same orientation. How far does the dot travel?

An Unusual Shape

Age 11 to 14Challenge Level

Stuart tethered his goat to one end of a $20$-foot length of rope and attached the other end of the rope to a hook fixed to the side of his shed.

When he came back the goat had eaten all the grass within its reach.
Here is a picture showing the region eaten by the goat:

Where did Stuart fix the rope?

What was the area grazed by the goat?

Could the goat have eaten more grass if the rope had been attached to a different point on the shed?

Experiment with different lengths of rope. Where should the hook be positioned each time to allow the goat to eat the maximum amount of grass?