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Classifying 3D Shapes

For Teachers 7th - 10th Standards
Get help when teaching 3D shapes in Geometry by using these resources to introduce classification, practice labeling, and apply this knowledge to other types of problems.
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2D and 3D Geometric Shapes

For Teachers K Standards
Mathematicians examine everyday objects around the classroom to categorize them as two or three-dimensional. Following a group discussion, pairs work collaboratively to identify objects. Independently, scholars complete a practice page. 
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Photo Nets (3D)

For Teachers 4th - 10th Standards
The sky is the limit when printing custom 3-D shape templates from this site. Not only can you pick your shape and pattern, there is an option to upload an image for the different sides of the geometric shape. Let your learners have fun...
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Exploring 3-D Geometry

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Take young mathematicians on an exploration of the world of 3-D geometry with this seven-lesson unit. After first defining the terms perimeter, area, and volume and how they apply to the real world, students continue on to learn the...
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Shapes of Molecules—Distortion from the Pure Geometry

For Students 6th - 12th
Ready to introduce the realities of molecular geometry to chemistry pupils? Use a logic-based interactive! Perfect as individual practice, the puzzles explore the bond angles and repulsions present in three common molecular shapes.
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VSEPR Theory: Determining the 3D Shape of Molecules

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ready to take molecules out of the two dimensional world and into 3-D? Chemistry scholars explore molecular geometry through a well-written video from the JFR Science series. Topics include the effects of bonding and non-bonding...
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Shapes of Molecules—Geometry of Central Atom

For Students 6th - 12th
How is a molecule's shape determined? Explore bond angles, lone pairs, and VSEPR theory through a logic-based activity. Chemists pull together information about the major molecular shapes, then use it to solve puzzles.
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Recognizing 3D Shapes, Part 3

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Do your first graders know the difference between cones and cylinders? Use this handy activity to help youngsters learn geometric shapes. With prisms, spheres, and pyramids, among others, this resource prompts pupils to identify each...
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Write the 3D Shape's Name

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Can your first graders identify a cone? What about a cube? Or a prism? Help them find the differences between these shapes with this learning exercise, which provides a word bank for three-dimensional shapes. For extra practice, bring in...
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Write the 3-D Shape's Name, Part 2

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Geometry can be fun when you know the shapes! Twelve pictures of geometric shapes, including cones, pyramids, and spheres, prompt first graders to write the name of each shape in the space provided. Use the activity as a quiz or homework...
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Guess My Shape

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Learners play a game with shapes. They work in groups to identify the names and characteristics of various shapes. They give each other clues to see if others can identify the shape being described. This is a great hands on activity.
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Ocean Exploration: Shapes and Patterns Under the Sea

For Teachers K - 3rd
So many shapes in our vast oceans. Young explorers can discover new shapes in a variety of ways in this lesson. One way is having free exploration with a pattern shape kit handed out by the teacher. Another is by viewing a video, Ocean...
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Writing Takes Shape!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students read The Greedy Triangle and discuss geometric solids. In this geometry lesson, students list the geo-solids in the world and create a graphic organizer to show where geo-solids exist.
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For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Investigate the properties of three-dimensional figures with this Arctic-themed math lesson. Beginning with a class discussion about different types of solid figures present in the classroom, young mathematicians are then given a...
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Shapes of Molecules—Hybrid Orbitals

For Students 6th - 12th
Take your chemistry class' knowledge of molecular geometry to the next level! Introduce orbital hybridization with a series of related games. Individuals complete a data table in the first activity, then solve Sudoku-like puzzles using...
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Paper Folding 2D and 3D Shapes

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Looking for a creative hands-on geometry lesson? Middle schoolers engage in a paper folding activity and create 2D and 3D shapes. They fold eight shapes, following the directions on this worksheet. It's a great way to illustrate these...
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Tour + Workshop = DESIGN: Shape

For Teachers 1st - 5th
Ask elementary students to explore shapes in everyday objects. They will discuss the elements of design and describe the shapes they see in visual images. Students will then design and "build" a new 3D shape. Finally they will show and...
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Geometry Practice: Classifying Solids #2

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this solids worksheet, students identify the characteristics of solids. They name solids and determine the number of faces. This three-page worksheet contains seventeen problems. Answers are listed on the last page.
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Making and Describing Shapes

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Explore the concept of creating and describing 2D and 3D shapes.  Using geometry your scholars will describe the attributes of shapes and their properties.  They explore and discover what happens when you combine shapes and then take...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: 3D Shapes

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Explore vocabulary related to three-dimensional shapes. An instructional website describes the characteristics of different geometric solids. Learners can use an interactive component to view nets, faces, vertices, and edges of common...
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Three Dimensional Shapes

For Teachers 3rd
Geometry can be fun when you read books like, Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes by Stuart J. Murphy. Using the book and concrete objects, pupils will identify basic 3-Dimensional shapes and their properties. They will then use a...
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Measurement: 2D and 3D

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Students solve volume problems. In this geometry lesson, the class watches a video about clean water (link provided) and individuals compare the volume of different prisms, including an actual drinking glass. Extension activities include...
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Geometry Part 2: Measurement in 2- and 3-Dimensions, Plane Sections of Solids

For Students 7th Standards
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...
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Recognizing 3-D Shapes, Part 2

For Students K - 2nd Standards
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...

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