Takes you through the systematic way in which you can begin to solve a mixed up Cubic Net. How close will you come to a solution?
This is an interactive net of a Rubik's cube. Twists of the 3D cube become mixes of the squares on the 2D net. Have a play and see how many scrambles you can undo!
Glarsynost lives on a planet whose shape is that of a perfect regular dodecahedron. Can you describe the shortest journey she can make to ensure that she will see every part of the planet?
A spider is sitting in the middle of one of the smallest walls in a room and a fly is resting beside the window. What is the shortest distance the spider would have to crawl to catch the fly?
Which of the following cubes can be made from these nets?
Is it possible to have a tetrahedron whose six edges have lengths 10, 20, 30, 40, 50 and 60 units?
Can you visualise whether these nets fold up into 3D shapes? Watch the videos each time to see if you were correct.
Which faces are opposite each other when this net is folded into a cube?
Can you make a new type of fair die with 14 faces by shaving the corners off a cube?
What shapes should Elly cut out to make a witch's hat? How can she make a taller hat?
Can Jo make a gym bag for her trainers from the piece of fabric she has?
Design and construct a prototype intercooler which will satisfy agreed quality control constraints.