American Museum of Natural History

#### Thinking in the Three Dimensions

Discover different dimensions with paper folding. Pupils first read about zero, one, two, and three dimensions, and then learn about the fourth dimension, time. They then use origami to create models of shapes in three dimensions and use...

University of Utah

#### Geometry Part 2: Measurement in 2- and 3-Dimensions, Plane Sections of Solids

What kind of tree does a math teacher climb? A geometry! Here is a lesson that includes all the geometry resources you could ever wish for in one comprehensive workbook. Class members demonstrate what they have learned by determining the...

Radford University

#### 2 and 3 Dimensional Shapes

Take a similar approach to three dimensions. Pupils develop the relationship between areas of similar objects and see how they relate to the ratio of the sides. Building upon area formulas, small groups put together volume formulas for...

EngageNY

#### Three-Dimensional Space

How do 2-D properties relate in 3-D? Lead the class in a discussion on how to draw and see relationships of lines and planes in three dimensions. The ability to see these relationships is critical to the further study of volume and other...

CK-12 Foundation

#### Basic Geometric Definitions: Alternate Dimensions

How do you calculate problems in alternate dimensions? The interactive allows learners to manipulate points in 2-D as scholars explore the relationship the points must have to create a one-dimensional object. Pupils identify objects that...

Benjamin Franklin High School

#### Saxon Math: Algebra 2 (Section 3)

In this third of a twelve-part series, the focus moves from using matrices to solving systems of equations with substitution and elimination, including more than two dimensions and variables in equations, and analyzing statistical data....

Curated OER

#### Eye-Popping Op Art

Young scholars examine and discuss work of Hungarian artist Victor Vasarely, recognize visual components of Op Art, compare traditional Renaissance perspective with Op Art's illusion of three-dimensional space, and create original...

GNS Science

#### Think like a Geologist: 2

All models are better in three dimensions. A hands-on lesson asks learners to create 3-D models of a rock layer using a template. They arrange the puzzle piece sides together to create models that are scientifically correct. Once the...

Virginia Commonwealth University

#### General Construction Measurement and Dimensions

Learners construct their understanding of measurement and dimensions in this step-by-step approach that begins with an all group vocabulary introduction, consisting of measuring objects and dialoging using measurement vocabulary....

Rice University

#### Calculus Volume 3

See calculus to the end. The eBook is the last of a three-volume series covering college-level calculus topics. Scholars begin with parametric equations and polar coordinates before moving to vectors, finally ending with multi-variable...

Curated OER

#### Points in Three Dimensions

In this plotting points learning exercise, students plot 18 points in the 3-D plane. Students plot points on a graph given a point.

Curated OER

#### Draw 3 Dimensional Objects

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...

Curated OER

#### Recognizing 3-D Shapes, Part 2

Take your math lesson to another dimension with this lesson about 3-D shapes! First graders label cones, cylinders, pyramids, spheres, cubes, and prisms, and then count the number of each shape in a collective picture. A great way to...

Virginia Department of Education

#### 3-D Figures

Scholars construct three-dimensional figures to study dimension and side views. Learners build models using linking cubes to match views of different sides. After practicing with models, they attempt to match three-dimensional drawings...

EngageNY

#### Composition of Linear Transformations 2

Scholars take transformations from the second to the third dimension as they extend their thinking of transformations to include three-dimensional figures. They explore how to use matrices to represent compositions of transformations.

Curated OER

#### Motion in Two Dimensions

Two activities employ the use of kinematic equations for determining projectile ranges. They both require the use of a toy dart gun. Included in this resource are both the teacher's guide and student laboratory sheets. This is an...

Curated OER

#### Flat Shapes in Three Dimension

Students explore sculpture. For this lesson about finding sculpture ideas in movement and rhythm, students make 3-dimensional shapes. Students create a sculpture paying attention to balance, rhythm and repetition. Students will...

K12 Reader

#### 3-D: It’s Not Just for Movies

This two-part reading comprehension exercise asks kids to read a short passage about cubes, rectangular prisms, spheres and pyramids, and then to respond to a series of questions about the article.

Illustrative Mathematics

#### Two Wheels and a Belt

Geometry gets an engineering treatment in an exercise involving a belt wrapped around two wheels of different dimensions. Along with the wheels, this belt problem connects concepts of right triangles, tangent lines, arc length, and...

Willow Tree

#### Three-Dimensional Figures

Time to move into the third dimension! Learn the names of the geometric solids and count faces, edges, and vertices. Then learn to recognize nets that create a given solid.

Exploratorium

#### Building Three-Dimensional Structures

Are you looking for a good 3-D geometry lesson that includes hands-on activities for your middle schoolers? Look no further than this one! Pupils use centimeter grid paper embedded in the plan, along with detailed construction...

Curated OER

#### Cylinder: Student Worksheet

Pairs of geometry whizzes work together to determine which of three differently shaped cylinders will have the greatest volume. Pupils cut out the three rectangles embedded in the plan, and tape them together to form a cylinder. From...

Curated OER

#### Applied Science - Science and Math Lab

Create three dimensional objects in an applied science instructional activity. The goal is for your class to recognize, compare, and model shapes. Using cookie cutters and clay or play dough, they create models for three-dimensional shapes.

Curated OER

#### 2: Isle of Shapes - Based on the Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse

Students identify both two and three-dimensional shapes. In this geometric shapes lesson, students listen to a teacher led lesson about the island of Puerto Rico. They look at the symbols and shapes on "Puerto Rico Quarter Reverse" on a...