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Broad Topics > Using, Applying and Reasoning about Mathematics > Visualising

### Start Cube Drilling

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Imagine a 3 by 3 by 3 cube. If you and a friend drill holes in some of the small cubes in the ways described, how many will have holes drilled through them?

### Circles, Circles

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

Here are some arrangements of circles. How many circles would I need to make the next size up for each? Can you create your own arrangement and investigate the number of circles it needs?

### Paper Patchwork 1

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Can you work out what shape is made when this piece of paper is folded up using the crease pattern shown?

### Paper Patchwork 2

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Have a go at making a few of these shapes from paper in different sizes. What patterns can you create?

### Cubes Cut Into Four Pieces

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Eight children each had a cube made from modelling clay. They cut them into four pieces which were all exactly the same shape and size. Whose pieces are the same? Can you decide who made each set?

### Paper Partners

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Can you describe a piece of paper clearly enough for your partner to know which piece it is?

### Rearrange the Square

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We can cut a small triangle off the corner of a square and then fit the two pieces together. Can you work out how these shapes are made from the two pieces?

### Alquerque II

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A variant on the game Alquerque

### Hundred Square

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A hundred square has been printed on both sides of a piece of paper. What is on the back of 100? 58? 23? 19?

### Tessellating Capitals

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Have you ever tried tessellating capital letters? Have a look at these examples and then try some for yourself.

### Change Around

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Move just three of the circles so that the triangle faces in the opposite direction.

### Horizontal Vertical

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Take it in turns to place a domino on the grid. One to be placed horizontally and the other vertically. Can you make it impossible for your opponent to play?

### How Many Pieces?

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How many loops of string have been used to make these patterns?

### How Would We Count?

##### Stage: 1 and 2 Challenge Level:

An activity centred around observations of dots and how we visualise number arrangement patterns.

### Building with Cubes

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Try to picture these buildings of cubes in your head. Can you make them to check whether you had imagined them correctly?

### How Many Pieces This Time?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

How many pieces of string have been used in these patterns? Can you describe how you know?

### Skeleton Shapes

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How many balls of modelling clay and how many straws does it take to make these skeleton shapes?

### Posting Triangles

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If you can post the triangle with either the blue or yellow colour face up, how many ways can it be posted altogether?

### World of Tan 15 - Millennia

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the workmen?

### World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Ming and Little Fung dancing?

### Multiplication Series: Illustrating Number Properties with Arrays

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article for teachers describes how modelling number properties involving multiplication using an array of objects not only allows children to represent their thinking with concrete materials,. . . .

### Ten Hidden Squares

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

These points all mark the vertices (corners) of ten hidden squares. Can you find the 10 hidden squares?

### Put Yourself in a Box

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

A game for 2 players. Given a board of dots in a grid pattern, players take turns drawing a line by connecting 2 adjacent dots. Your goal is to complete more squares than your opponent.

### World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this sports car?

### The Development of Spatial and Geometric Thinking: the Importance of Instruction.

##### Stage: 1 and 2

This article looks at levels of geometric thinking and the types of activities required to develop this thinking.

### Fred the Class Robot

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Billy's class had a robot called Fred who could draw with chalk held underneath him. What shapes did the pupils make Fred draw?

### Making Tangrams

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Here's a simple way to make a Tangram without any measuring or ruling lines.

### Turning Cogs

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What happens when you turn these cogs? Investigate the differences between turning two cogs of different sizes and two cogs which are the same.

### World of Tan 9 - Animals

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this goat and giraffe?

### World of Tan 17 - Weather

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the watering can and man in a boat?

### Matchsticks

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Reasoning about the number of matches needed to build squares that share their sides.

### Endless Noughts and Crosses

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An extension of noughts and crosses in which the grid is enlarged and the length of the winning line can to altered to 3, 4 or 5.

### Cut Nets

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

### Sponge Sections

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You have been given three shapes made out of sponge: a sphere, a cylinder and a cone. Your challenge is to find out how to cut them to make different shapes for printing.

### Construct-o-straws

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Make a cube out of straws and have a go at this practical challenge.

### World of Tan 19 - Working Men

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this shape. How would you describe it?

### Let Us Reflect

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Where can you put the mirror across the square so that you can still "see" the whole square? How many different positions are possible?

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How can the same pieces of the tangram make this bowl before and after it was chipped? Use the interactivity to try and work out what is going on!

### A Chain of Eight Polyhedra

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Can you arrange the shapes in a chain so that each one shares a face (or faces) that are the same shape as the one that follows it?

### Hexagon Transformations

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you cut a regular hexagon into two pieces to make a parallelogram? Try cutting it into three pieces to make a rhombus!

### Right or Left?

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Which of these dice are right-handed and which are left-handed?

### World of Tan 13 - A Storm in a Tea Cup

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these convex shapes?

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of Mai Ling and Chi Wing?

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Here are shadows of some 3D shapes. What shapes could have made them?

### Twice as Big?

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Investigate how the four L-shapes fit together to make an enlarged L-shape. You could explore this idea with other shapes too.

### Tricky Triangles

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Use the three triangles to fill these outline shapes. Perhaps you can create some of your own shapes for a friend to fill?

### Penta Play

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A shape and space game for 2,3 or 4 players. Be the last person to be able to place a pentomino piece on the playing board. Play with card, or on the computer.

### World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the candle and sundial?

### World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

##### Stage: 2 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the telescope and microscope?

### Routes 1 and 5

##### Stage: 1 Challenge Level:

Find your way through the grid starting at 2 and following these operations. What number do you end on?