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3D Geometry, Shape and Space > Nets

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

We need to wrap up this cube-shaped present, remembering that we
can have no overlaps. What shapes can you find to use?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What is the largest cuboid you can wrap in an A3 sheet of paper?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What size square should you cut out of each corner of a 10 x 10
grid to make the box that would hold the greatest number of cubes?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

This problem invites you to build 3D shapes using two different
triangles. Can you make the shapes from the pictures?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Here are the six faces of a cube - in no particular order. Here are three views of the cube. Can you deduce where the faces are in relation to each other and record them on the net of this cube?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In this problem you have to place four by four magic squares on the
faces of a cube so that along each edge of the cube the numbers
match.

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Each of these solids is made up with 3 squares and a triangle around each vertex. Each has a total of 18 square faces and 8 faces that are equilateral triangles. How many faces, edges and vertices. . . .

##### Age 11 to 14 Short Challenge Level:

Which faces are opposite each other when this net is folded into a cube?

##### Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

Which of the following cubes can be made from these nets?

##### Age 7 to 14 Challenge Level:

What is the shape of wrapping paper that you would need to completely wrap this model?

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

You want to make each of the 5 Platonic solids and colour the faces
so that, in every case, no two faces which meet along an edge have
the same colour.

##### Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Each of the nets of nine solid shapes has been cut into two pieces. Can you see which pieces go together?

##### Age 7 to 14

How can we as teachers begin to introduce 3D ideas to young
children? Where do they start? How can we lay the foundations for a
later enthusiasm for working in three dimensions?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

A half-cube is cut into two pieces by a plane through the long diagonal and at right angles to it. Can you draw a net of these pieces? Are they identical?

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.

##### Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?

##### Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

What shape would fit your pens and pencils best? How can you make it?

##### Age 7 to 14

Read all about Pythagoras' mathematical discoveries in this article written for students.

##### Age 7 to 18 Challenge Level:

Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.