# Resources tagged with: Visualising

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### Coin Cogs

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

Can you work out what is wrong with the cogs on a UK 2 pound coin?

##### 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!

### World of Tan 2 - Little Ming

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

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

### World of Tan 3 - Mah Ling

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Mah Ling?

### Twice as Big?

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

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

### Right or Left?

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

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

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

##### Age 5 to 11

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

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

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the convex shapes?

### World of Tan 19 - A Circular Problem

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of this teacup?

### World of Tan 10 - Butterflies

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

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

### How Would We Count?

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### World of Tan 16 - Time Flies

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

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

### World of Tan 29 - the Telephone

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

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

### World of Tan 8 - Sports Car

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

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

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

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

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

### World of Tan 27 - Sharing

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Little Fung at the table?

### World of Tan 14 - Celebrations

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

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

### World of Tan 25 - Pentominoes

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

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

### World of Tan 12 - All in a Fluff

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

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

### World of Tan 7 - Golden Goose

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

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

### World of Tan 6 - Junk

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

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

### World of Tan 18 - Soup

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

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

### World of Tan 28 - Concentrating on Coordinates

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the playing piece?

### World of Tan 24 - Clocks

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

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

### World of Tan 1 - Granma T

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of Granma T?

### World of Tan 20 - Fractions

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

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

### World of Tan 15 - Millennia

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

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

### World of Tan 5 - Dragon

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

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

### World of Tan 4 - Monday Morning

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

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

### World of Tan

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Read about the adventures of Granma T and her grandchildren in this series of stories, accompanied by interactive tangrams.

### World of Tan 9 - Animals

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outlines of the camel and giraffe?

### World of Tan 30 - Logical Thinking

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

Can you logically construct these silhouettes using the tangram pieces?

### Square Surprise

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Why do you think that the red player chose that particular dot in this game of Seeing Squares?

### 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?

### World of Tan 17 - Weather

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

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

### 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?

### World of Tan 26 - Old Chestnut

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

Can you fit the tangram pieces into the outline of the brazier for roasting chestnuts?

### Making Maths: Rolypoly

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Paint a stripe on a cardboard roll. Can you predict what will happen when it is rolled across a sheet of paper?

### Peg Rotation

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

Can you work out what kind of rotation produced this pattern of pegs in our pegboard?

### 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?

### Overlapping Again

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

What shape is the overlap when you slide one of these shapes half way across another? Can you picture it in your head? Use the interactivity to check your visualisation.

### 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.

### More Building with Cubes

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

Here are more buildings to picture in your mind's eye. Watch out - they become quite complicated!

### Put Yourself in a Box

##### Age 7 to 11 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.

### 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.

### Three Squares

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

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

### How Many?

##### Age 5 to 11 Challenge Level:

Have a look at these photos of different fruit. How many do you see? How did you count?

### Go Moku

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

A game for two players on a large squared space.

### 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?

### Picture a Pyramid ...

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

Imagine a pyramid which is built in square layers of small cubes. If we number the cubes from the top, starting with 1, can you picture which cubes are directly below this first cube?