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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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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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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Plane Shapes and Solid Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Students examine different shapes. In this geometry lesson, 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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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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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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Flat and Solid Shapes

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Explore the difference between flat and solid shapes using this simple worksheet. Nine shapes are pictured: six flat and three solid. Learners are instructed to circle the flat shapes and cross out solid shapes. This is not an engaging...
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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...
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Plane Shapes on Solid Shapes

For Students 2nd - 4th
Plane shapes from solid shapes? Guide your mathematicians to discovery in this tracing activity, during which they find plane shapes from the faces of solid objects. The 4 objects include a party hat, cereal box, pyramid, and can. The...
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Solid Shapes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A collection of two lessons, kindergartners will identify two-dimensional shapes in solid shapes. They will develop basic knowledge of the components that make up a sphere, rectangular prism, pyramid, cylinder, cone, and cube. Young...
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Sort Solid Shapes

For Students K - 2nd
For this solid shapes worksheet, students place a solid on each shape and move the solids that roll to the top box. Students then move the solids that slide to the bottom box and move the solids that roll and slide to the middle box....
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Solid Shapes and Plane Shapes

For Students 2nd
In this solid and plane shapes worksheet, 2nd graders look at 5 different shapes and circle the solid shape object or item on the right of each shape that could be used to draw the given shape shown.
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Build Solid Shapes 3

For Students K - 1st
In this solid shapes worksheet, students make the shapes with cubes for the first set. Students then circle the one that matches the solid shape. Students then make the shapes with clay and circle the one that matches the shape in the...
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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 instructional...
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Projecting a 3-D Object onto a 2-D Plane

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Teach how graphic designers can use mathematics to represent three-dimensional movement on a two-dimensional television surface. Pupils use matrices, vectors, and transformations to model rotational movement. Their exploration involves...
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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...