Three-Dimensional Objects Teacher Resources

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Maker projects & 3D Shapes

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
The study of three dimensional objects can bring out the natural maker and builder in your students. This collection explores three dimensions through the use of maker projects, 3-D nets, and studies of area and surface area. The...
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Faces of Three Dimensional Objects - Grade One

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
Three dimensional objects are not flat! Young learners explore 3-D shapes and their many faces. Have them find some of the 3-D objects in their environment, such as: spheres, rectangular prisms, cones, cubes, cylinders, and pyramids....
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Volume of Composite Three-Dimensional Objects

For Students 7th Standards
Most objects have irregular dimensions — you just have to find them! Teach your class how to find the volume of composite objects that can be decomposed into prisms. Objects get increasingly more complex as the lesson progresses. 
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3-D Shape Sort

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
From the apple on your desk and the coffee cup in your hand, to the cabinets along the classroom wall, basic three-dimensional shapes are found everywhere in the world around us. Introduce young mathematicians to the these common figures...
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We All Scream for Ice Scream

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
High schoolers explore the formulas for volume of three-dimensional objects. They participate in various activities involving ice cream, ice cream cones, small candies, and gum balls, recording their calculations on a lab sheet.
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Two-Dimensional Drawings from Three Dimensional Objects

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders identify and replicate two dimensional illustrations of three dimensional objects. In this spatial visualization activity, 6th graders practice viewing objects from various sides. Student participate in stations to view...
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Plane Shapes and Solid Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
The class is introduced to plane figures and solid shapes. They learn to recognize the characteristics of two and three dimensional shapes by working with cut outs of plane shapes and by touching solid objects. They explore what it means...
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Draw 3 Dimensional Objects

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Bring three-dimensional shapes to life in your classroom. First introduce the vocabulary of three-dimensional shapes, such as sphere, cube, and pyramid. Then, show your kids examples of how to use two-dimensional objects draw...
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Foldify

For Students 2nd - 12th
Creating with an app is nice. But, creating with an app and being able to print and use your creation is great! This tool provides the opportunity to hone the skills related to spacial awareness, three-dimensional thinking, creativity,...
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Vectors and 2-D Motion

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Continue the journey into the world of physics as you lead your class on a winding road complete with vectors and scalers. Pupils learn more about motion, direction, and velocity as they use these concepts to explore two- and...
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Math - "Solid Shapes" - Comparing 3-D Objects

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this geometry instructional activity, students learn about 3-D objects and how to describe them. They then answer 10 questions using the information they learned. The answers are on the last page.
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Faces of Three-Dimensional Objects - Grade One

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
First graders recognize and identify two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects. Given objects such as oatmeal containers, balls, and cracker boxes, pupils explore the faces, edges and shape of the object. In groups, they locate...
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Two-Dimensional Drawings from Three-Dimensional Objects

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders dentify and draw two-dimensional representations of a three-dimensional object. Students investigate the views of an object and determine that three views are required (front, one side and the top).
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Visualize 3-D Objects and Make Nets of Common Solids

For Students 4th - 5th
In this 3-D objects and common solids worksheet, students cut out and count the number of faces on several different types of boxes and make a cuboid from straws or a card. Students fill out 4 different categories involving 5 different...
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Plane Shapes and Solid Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine different shapes. In this geometry activity, students review the names and attributes of plane and solid shapes. Students use shape cards to test their knowledge of each.
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Combine Solid Shapes: Practice

For Students K - 2nd
Shapes, shapes, solids, solids, solid shapes. Have your early learners paractice identifying and color shapes that were used to make a picture of a Jack-in-the-Box. Then do the same and have them color those solid shapes used to make a...
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Solid Shapes

For Students K - 2nd
A one page worksheet to identify solid shapes: circle, cone, cylinder, rectangular prism, sphere, and pyramid. The bottom half of the page has student identifying movement of some of the solids. They have to determine if a cube, sphere,...
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Combine Solid Shapes: Enrichment

For Students K - 2nd
Give your mathematicians a little more practice with those solid shapes. There is a picture of a train built with shape blocks and they need to color shapes that were used to make the picture of the train. Then they need to count the...
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Identifying Solid Shapes

For Students K - 2nd
Young math learners could do this learning exercise in class or for homework. Solid shapes are identified and labeled in a box on the top half of the learning exercise. There are six everyday items on the bottom and your math learners...
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Paper Folding 2D and 3D Shapes

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students examine the vocabulary that describes shapes and angles and make connections with the relationships that involve two and three dimensional objects. In this paper folding 2D and 3D shapes lesson, students work with a partner to...
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Representing 3-D Objects in 2-D

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
How  does the shape of the surface of water in a container change as water leaks out? After tackling this question, learners take part in a similar activity with more complex figures.
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Three-Dimensional Objects

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders view and identify three-dimensional figures. They analyze and discuss various figures, build three-dimensional figures, and complete various worksheets and worksheet discussion questions.
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Surface Area Nets

For Teachers 5th
Two-dimensional representations of three-dimensional objects are used to solve problems involving volume and surface area. Pupils utilize orthographic maps to model properties of geometric figures. This high-quality lesson presents...
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Shapes

For Teachers K - 2nd
Expose youngsters to 3-D objects in a hands-on learning activity involving marshmallows and toothpicks. Engage your young mathematicians by introducing them to 3-D shapes by means of a story book. Explore 3-D shapes by manipulating...