Search by Topic

Resources tagged with Spheres, cylinders & cones similar to Cylinder Cutting:

Filter by: Content type:
Age range:
Challenge level:

There are 11 results

Broad Topics > 3D Geometry, Shape and Space > Spheres, cylinders & cones

problem icon

Cylinder Cutting

Age 7 to 11 Challenge Level:

An activity for high-attaining learners which involves making a new cylinder from a cardboard tube.

problem icon

Cola Can

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

An aluminium can contains 330 ml of cola. If the can's diameter is 6 cm what is the can's height?

problem icon

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.

problem icon

Efficient Cutting

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Use a single sheet of A4 paper and make a cylinder having the greatest possible volume. The cylinder must be closed off by a circle at each end.

problem icon

There and Back Again

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

Bilbo goes on an adventure, before arriving back home. Using the information given about his journey, can you work out where Bilbo lives?

problem icon

Witch's Hat

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?

problem icon

Which Solid?

Age 7 to 16 Challenge Level:

This task develops spatial reasoning skills. By framing and asking questions a member of the team has to find out what mathematical object they have chosen.

problem icon

Volume of a Pyramid and a Cone

Age 11 to 14

These formulae are often quoted, but rarely proved. In this article, we derive the formulae for the volumes of a square-based pyramid and a cone, using relatively simple mathematical concepts.

problem icon

Paint Rollers for Frieze Patterns.

Age 11 to 16

Proofs that there are only seven frieze patterns involve complicated group theory. The symmetries of a cylinder provide an easier approach.

problem icon

Gym Bag

Age 11 to 16 Challenge Level:

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

problem icon

Make Your Own Pencil Case

Age 11 to 14 Challenge Level:

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