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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...

How Do 3D Printers Work?

For Teachers 9th - 10th Standards
If we stack up all the cross sections of a figure, does it create the figure? Pupils make the connection between the complete set of cross sections and the solid. They then view videos in order to see how 3D printers use Cavalerie's...
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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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Making 3D Objects with 2D Shapes

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders use Microsoft Word Draw Tools to make polygons and circles of appropriate sizes, cut apart, decorate and assemble the three-dimensional figures. They present their completed models to the class.
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Relating Volume in 3D Objects with Ten Problems

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
A fabulous four-page assignment explores volume formulae for rectangular prisms, cylinders, cones, and pyramids. Pupils apply the formulas to solve problems, match diagrams to values, and address real-world scenarios. A detailed answer...
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Castles On The Ground (2D & 3D Shapes)

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Explore the relationship between 2D and 3D shapes by having your class view representation of shapes and investigate their symmetry. They will create a solid object from diagrams and describe the reflection or rotational symmetry. In the...
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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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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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3D Objects

For Students 5th - 6th
In this math worksheet, students solve six problems about 3D objects. Students also solve six problems about measuring 3D objects.
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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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Making 3D Objects with 2D Shapes

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Middle schoolers will create two and three-dimensional objects by using the included models. They will describe the different parts of their shapes using different views of the dimensional shapes. Then they will build their models using...
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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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Designing a 3d Product in 2d: a Sports Bag

For Teachers 7th Standards
Sew up pupil interest with an engaging, hands-on activity. Learners first design a sports bag given constraints on the dimensions of fabric. They then evaluate provided sample responses to identify strengths and weaknesses of included...
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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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Explore 3D Design

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Explore the creativity of your pupils in a design challenge! Learners use a two-dimensional image as inspiration to design a three-dimensional object that has a practical use. Their designs are specific to assigned professions, and they...
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Visual Arts- 3D Self-Sculpture

For Teachers 5th - 12th
Students construct three dimensional self-portraits. In this visual arts lesson, students use clay to create a self-portrait. Students make the clay and discuss their self-portrait.
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Comparing Volume to Surface Area in 3D Objects Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this volume and surface area worksheet, students compare the volume to the surface area of 10 shapes. Each problem is presented as a story problem. The solution pages include detailed use of formulas.
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Geometry: 3D Objects

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this math worksheet, students examine 4 pictures of 3D objects and write the name of each. Students then study 3 pictures and figure the number of faces, edges and vertices on each.
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How Tall is It?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Your collaborative geometry learners use trigonometric ratios and a clinometer that they assemble themselves to indirectly measure the height of a flag pole and other objects. Then they create a presentation to explain the process they...
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Geometry Glencoe Chapter 13 Test

For Students 8th - 12th
In this Geometry Chapter 13 review worksheet, students complete 20 multiple choice questions and 1 bonus question regarding volume, dilation, and midpoint and distance between points of 3D objects.
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Names of 3D Shapes

For Students 5th - 8th
Quick, name that shape! Scholars learn the names and common properties of three-dimensional solids. They watch a short video that shows an example of each shape and identifies the two-dimensional faces that make up its surfaces.
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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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Cube Hotel

For Teachers 8th Standards
Totally cube-ular! Cubes are the inspiration for an Australian hotel's interior design. Learners brainstorm items that can be cube-shaped and provide design mock-ups. They soon realize that simple drawings are not enough and add...
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Setting the Stage With Geometry

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Get your class thinking about geometry in their own bedrooms! Solving geometry challenges, individuals match words and definitions, find perimeter and area in their homes (rectangular, circular, and triangular), find circumference and...

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