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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—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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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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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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2D and 3D Shapes

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this geometry learning exercise, students draw 6 different shapes as requested by 6 specific directives in the circles provided. Students draw 2D and 3D shapes.
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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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Shape Composition

For Students 1st
In this first grade geometry instructional activity, 1st graders study the composition of various shapes. Students study 4 figures and draw the shapes that are used to make up each.
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Geometry Review

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders identify shapes and their characteristics. In this geometry lesson, 2nd graders define geometric terms such as faces, corners and edges before completing a worksheet. Students participate in a tic-tac-toe style game while...
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Classifying Three-Dimensional Shapes

For Teachers 7th
Compare geometric solids based on their properties. Your emergent geometers use spaghetti and marshmallows to build models so they can examine the number of faces, edges, and vertices on polyhedra of their own creation. Resource includes...
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Toothpicks & Chickpeas!

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Create 2D and 3D Shapes with tooth picks and chick peas. Middle schoolers will work in pairs, to create one 3D shape of their own choice, using as many tooth picks and chick peas as they want, as long as they can keep the 3D shape from...
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Living in a Geometrical World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students participate in a series of hand-on, online, and multimedia activities to examine 2 dimensional and 3 dimensional shapes. They describe common geometric solids. They construct rectangular prisms using straws and ribbon.
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But 3D looks 2D! (Drawing 3-dimensional figures)

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students create three dimensional shapes by observing two dimensional shapes. In this geometry lesson, students create a castle in three dimensional form. They work in groups to observe different shape and design of art work and then...
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Exploring Projective Geometry

For Teachers 7th - 8th
For this exploring projective geometry worksheet, pupils use computer software for instruction, then answer 9 questions about 3D drawings.
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2D Polygons and 3D Nets

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Students compare and contrast two dimensional polygons and three dimentional nets by examining the differences in drawings. They create three dimensional shapes and label the faces, edges, and vertices. After creating the shapes, they...
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Surface Area of 3D Shapes

For Teachers 6th - 7th
Students calculate the surface area of rectangular prisms, cylinders, and square pyramids. In this surface area instructional activity, the teacher demonstrates how to find the surface area of these figures and provides students with a...
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A Cone and Its Net

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Create and investigate nets for solid shapes with your class. They identify the different parts and faces of each polygon and solid then calculate the surface area and volume of cones. They use circle sectors of varying sizes to build...
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Math at Mount Rushmore

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Exactly how big is Mount Rushmore? Young mathematicians develop their ability to find the area of complex figures as they look at one of our nation's famous monuments. Scholars begin by learning a brief history of Mount Rushmore and the...
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Copy the 3-D Images

For Students 3rd - 4th
For this geometry drawing worksheet, students examine four 3-D images and copy each of the images in the boxes provided.
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For Students 5th - Higher Ed
Did you know that a soccer ball is very similar to a truncated icosahedron? Both have 32 faces, but while a truncated icosahedron is made up solely of flat hexagons, a traditional soccer ball has 12 pentagons and 20 hexagons, each curved...
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Using Concept Maps to Design 3D Spheres

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create three dimensional shapes using concept maps. In this geometry instructional activity, students investigate the impact of mental schemas on humans. They collect data on this topic and plot their data on a coordinate plane.
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Building Three-Dimensional Structures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
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...
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Geometry: 3D Objects

For Students 3rd - 4th
For 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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