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Tubular Path

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Thank you to pupils from Woodchester Endowed School who worked out how to move the yellow spot through the tube. Ben said:

I found out by just following the orange shade on the yellow dot it was done.

Several children from Gorseland Primary School sent in images for a tube which both spots could follow. Here are Nell's,George's and Alex's drawings:




Fantastic! Can you describe how they've created their tubes?