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Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

10 cubes
Long ago, I made a string of ten graded cubes.
Each edge of the smallest cube was one centimetre long. Each edge of the largest cube was ten centimetres long.
I labelled each one with its volume in cubic centimetres.
The challenge for you is to make a string of graded cubes. You might do better working in a team, so encourage your friends to help!
We would love to hear how you made your own cubes and to see photos of them.