# Three-Dimensional Objects Teacher Resources

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Brightstorm

#### 3-D Solid Properties

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Let's move into the third dimension! Learners explore the vocabulary and notation related to three-dimensional figures. The video covers examples of pyramids, but the vocabulary is universal to all 3-D objects.
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Exploratorium

#### Cut-Fold-Staple

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Here is an interesting activity that combines paper folding art and geometry. In it, learners have a stack of index cards that are bound together. They draw a shape on it, and cut out the shape. When they unfold their shape, they have...
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Curated OER

#### Solid Shapes

For Students 4th - 5th
In this solid shapes worksheet, students learn to identify and solve word problems that use solid shapes. Students solve six word problems about solid shapes.
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Curated OER

#### Identify Solid Shapes

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this solid shapes worksheet, learners name and describe the solid shapes on the left. Students color the objects that are like the solid shape.
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Pennsylvania Department of Education

#### Making Cubes

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders explore vocabulary associated with three dimensional figures.  In this transformations lesson, 3rd graders create two dimensional nets for three dimensional figures.  Students become familiar with describing two and three...
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Pennsylvania Department of Education

#### A Geometric Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders connect their knowledge of polygons and polyhedrons. In this geometric shapes lesson plan, 5th graders identify and classify two- and three-dimensional objects. Students construct a polyhedron out of polygons and describe...
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Curated OER

#### Identifying Angles

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders discuss and examine examples of the different types of angles. After learning the names of the geometric shapes students identify the types of angles and then complete the Kidspiration activity, Identifying Angles.
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Space Awareness

#### What is a Constellation

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Why do some stars in a constellation appear brighter than others? Using a get-up-and-move astronomy activity, scholars explore perspective and the appearance of constellations in the sky while developing an understanding of the...
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Curated OER

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students explore Earth science by creating a scale model in class. In this shadow lesson, students research the impact the sun has on Earth shadows and complete a space science worksheet. Students create models of the Sun and Earth and...
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Curated OER

#### Shape Hunt

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Students explore two-dimensional and solid shapes. In this shapes and patterns geometry lesson plan, students work with a partner to create identifiable objects using tangrams. Students describe the attributes of their shape and their...
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Curated OER

#### Shapes Flashcards: Plane and Solid

For Students 1st
In this geometry worksheet, students will cut out and practice the names of plane and solid shapes. The flashcards are in color.
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Curated OER

#### Explorations with Shapes

For Teachers K
Students describe, identify and compare two-dimensional figures. They also name and demonstrate the relative position of objects using directional words. They sort and compare two-dimensional figures and three-dimensional objects...
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Curated OER

#### Surface Area

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders explore surface area. They study the difference between two and three-dimensional objects. The teacher leads a discussion about finding the surface area of different size cubes. In pairs, 7th graders use graph paper to...
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Curated OER

#### Sort it Out

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Young scholars identify and sort a variety of two- and three-dimensional objects and compare and contrast their attributes. They identify shapes, locate shapes on the faces of solids, sort real objects and explain the sorting rule, and...
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Curated OER

#### Using Nets to Find Surface Area

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders explore three-dimensional objects (prisms, pyramids, cylinders and cones) to draw nets. They use the understanding of drawing nets to find the surface area of pyramids and cylinders.
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Curated OER

#### Exploring the Properties of Rectangular Prisms.

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students define properties of rectangular prisms. In this geometry lesson, students identify the relationship between two and three dimensional objects. They use Cabri technology to graph their figures.
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Curated OER

#### Boxing On

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students participate in five center activities in which they construct three dimensional objects using cubic centimeter manipulatives such as sugar cubes and toothpaste boxes. They determine the volume of the objects. They build a model...
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Curated OER

#### Compass Designs

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Young scholars investigate the properties of two and three dimensional objects. In this geometry lesson, students differentiate polygons based on similarity and congruence. They make observation and interpret the data.
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Curated OER

#### Solid Shapes

For Students 4th - 5th
In this math worksheet, students cut out six three-dimensional shapes. The shapes include a sphere, cone, cylinder, pyramid, and cube.
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Math Worksheets 4 Kids

#### Sorting 2-D and 3-D Shapes

For Students K - 2nd Standards
Challenge mathematicians to examine and sort a variety of 2-D and 3-D figures with a 10-problem solid shapes worksheet.
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Curated OER

#### Analyzing 3-D Shapes and 2-D Representations

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students can analyze 3-D objects better with actual physical models and by also drawing 2-D representations of them.
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Curated OER

#### Building Buildings

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders investigate 2-D and 3-D objects. In this geometry lesson, 7th graders begin to understand spatial reasoning. Students look at pictures of the NYC Skyline and discuss what it looks like from different views. Students use...
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Fayetteville Public Schools

#### I've Seen That Shape Before

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
The objectives in the resource allow learners to explore the characteristics of simple solid shapes. Youngsters learn to recognize the face shapes, corners, and edges that make up 3-D figures by filling in a chart. Lastly, learners look...
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EngageNY

#### Truncated Cones

For Students 8th Standards
Learners examine objects and find their volumes using geometric formulas in the 21st installment of this 25-part module. Objects take the shape of truncated cones and pyramids, and individuals apply concepts of similar triangles to find...