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

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Tetrahedron Faces

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

One face of a regular tetrahedron is painted blue and each of the remaining faces are painted using one of the colours red, green or yellow. How many different possibilities are there?

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A Chain of Eight Polyhedra

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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?

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Three Cubed

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you make a 3x3 cube with these shapes made from small cubes?

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Redblue

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Investigate the number of paths you can take from one vertex to another in these 3D shapes. Is it possible to take an odd number and an even number of paths to the same vertex?

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Child's Play

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A toy has a regular tetrahedron, a cube and a base with triangular and square hollows. If you fit a shape into the correct hollow a bell rings. How many times does the bell ring in a complete game?

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Taking Steps

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

In each of the pictures the invitation is for you to: Count what you see. Identify how you think the pattern would continue.

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Endless Noughts and Crosses

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Dramatic Mathematics

Age 5 to 11

This article for teachers describes a project which explores the power of storytelling to convey concepts and ideas to children.

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Sponge Sections

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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.

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Jomista Mat

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Looking at the picture of this Jomista Mat, can you decribe what you see? Why not try and make one yourself?

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Matchsticks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Triple Cubes

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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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Triangular Faces

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?

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Finding 3D Stacks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you find a way of counting the spheres in these arrangements?

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28 and It's Upward and Onward

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you find ways of joining cubes together so that 28 faces are visible?

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How Would We Count?

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Folding Flowers 2

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Make a flower design using the same shape made out of different sizes of paper.

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Green Cube, Yellow Cube

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

How can you paint the faces of these eight cubes so they can be put together to make a 2 x 2 cube that is green all over AND a 2 x 2 cube that is yellow all over?

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World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Three Squares

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

What is the greatest number of squares you can make by overlapping three squares?

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Tangram Paradox

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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!

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Shape Mapping

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What is the relationship between these first two shapes? Which shape relates to the third one in the same way? Can you explain why?

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Dicey

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

A game has a special dice with a colour spot on each face. These three pictures show different views of the same dice. What colour is opposite blue?

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Midpoint Triangle

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you cut up a square in the way shown and make the pieces into a triangle?

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Regular Rings 2

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

What shape is made when you fold using this crease pattern? Can you make a ring design?

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World of Tan 9 - Animals

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Regular Rings 1

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you work out what shape is made by folding in this way? Why not create some patterns using this shape but in different sizes?

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World of Tan 10 - Butterflies

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you use the interactive to complete the tangrams in the shape of butterflies?

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Circles, Circles

Age 5 to 11 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?

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Map Folding

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Take a rectangle of paper and fold it in half, and half again, to make four smaller rectangles. How many different ways can you fold it up?

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Fractional Triangles

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Use the lines on this figure to show how the square can be divided into 2 halves, 3 thirds, 6 sixths and 9 ninths.

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Holes

Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

I've made some cubes and some cubes with holes in. This challenge invites you to explore the difference in the number of small cubes I've used. Can you see any patterns?

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World of Tan 19 - Working Men

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 20 - Fractions

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Colour Wheels

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Imagine a wheel with different markings painted on it at regular intervals. Can you predict the colour of the 18th mark? The 100th mark?

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World of Tan 22 - an Appealing Stroll

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the child walking home from school?

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World of Tan 21 - Almost There Now

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the lobster, yacht and cyclist?

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Let Us Reflect

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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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World of Tan 5 - Rocket

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the rocket?

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World of Tan 7 - Gat Marn

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this plaque design?

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World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of these rabbits?

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World of Tan 11 - the Past, Present and Future

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Wai Ping, Wah Ming and Chi Wing?

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World of Tan 6 - Junk

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the silhouette of the junk?

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World of Tan 24 - Clocks

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these clocks?

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World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of these people?

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Folding, Cutting and Punching

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

Exploring and predicting folding, cutting and punching holes and making spirals.

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Ten Hidden Squares

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

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Construct-o-straws

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

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