This challenge involves eight three-cube models made from interlocking cubes. Investigate different ways of putting the models together then compare your constructions.
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Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:
Using squared card or paper will help.
You could download this squared sheet and print it out on thin card. You will need several sheets to make the larger cubes.
How can you draw a net of a cube? You could look at this problem.
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