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446 resources with the concept 3-d figures

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Nets

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You've netted a great resource! Young mathematicians learn about the nets of three-dimensional solids by watching a brief video. The resource includes some test-taking tips on the topic for those studying for the GCSE.
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Three-Dimensional Figures

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Who knew there were so many parts to a geometric solid?! Well, you probably did, and your pupils will, too, after watching a video lesson on three-dimensional figures. Instruction includes a description of the parts of solids, naming...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Test Your Skills

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Time to find out what they've learned! The final lesson of a five-part series has learners complete a 39-question multiple choice review. They use what they've learned in the previous lessons to complete questions that include concepts...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Platonic Solids

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
From polyhedrons to platonic solids, here is a lesson that will have your classes talking! As an introduction to platonic solids, scholars cut and fold nets to create the three-dimensional solids. They use an interactive component to...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Euler's Theorem

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
How do you get a theorem named after you? Euler knows what it takes! The third lesson of five asks pupils to use an interactive activity to compare the faces, vertices, and edges of seven different three-dimensional solids. They use...
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Geometry 3D Shapes: Surface Area and Volume

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Whether you wrap it or fill it, you're using geometric concepts. Classmates use an interactive approach to learn how to find volume and surface area of cylinders and prisms in the second lesson in a five-part series. The online lesson...
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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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You Pour, I Choose

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Tall and skinny or short and stout, which glass hold the most liquid? Learners analyze dimensions of cylindrical glasses to determine the one holding the greatest amount of liquid. They brainstorm the relevant dimensions before making...
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Coffee Traveler

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Investigate the volume of irregular figures in an inquiry-based exercise. Presented with an irregularly shaped box filled with water, learners must predict the level of water when it is tipped on its side. The class can divide the figure...
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Composite Solids: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Combine the formulas to arrive at one volume. Using the formulas for different solids, the video introduces finding the volume of composite solids. The portion of an extensive playlist on geometry works a couple of problems, one with an...
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Three Dimensions in Two Dimensions: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Slice up solids. A portion of a geometry playlist introduces two conventional ways to visualize 3-D figures in 2-D. The resource defines cross-sections and nets and provides examples of both.
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Similar Solids: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th
Blow up a solid by a scale factor. A section of a larger playlist on basic geometry introduces the ratios of the surface areas and volumes of similar solids. Using the ratios, the video works several examples involving similar figures.
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Polyhedrons: Lesson

For Students 6th - 11th
Imagine a poly-what? With the aid of pictures, the segment of an extensive geometry playlist introduces specific polyhedrons and their parts. The presentation uses Euler's Theorem to explain the relationship between the number of faces,...
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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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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 and Solids of Constant Width

For Students 6th - 12th
Roll right along with an informative lesson that makes cents. Scholars learn that some shapes roll without any change in its width. The video in the Numberphile "Coins" series starts with two-dimensional figures, such as Reuleaux...
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Bending Fossils: Experiments In Paleontology (Harvard Adventures, Part 3)

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How can we bend a fossil? Junior paleontologists explore the joint movements of extinct species in Brain Scoop's Fossils and Geology series. The narrator works with a paleontology curator to show the experiments performed on the...
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Working Backwards—2D Rotations

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Wrap a 2-D figure around the y-axis to form a solid. Given two 3-D figures, pupils determine the 2-D figure that—when rotated around the y-axis—will generate the solid. The pupils then draw the 2-D shape on the coordinate plane in the...
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Exploring Protein 3D Structure

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Presenting protein structure can be difficult! Take young biologists on a 3-D amino acid adventure with a detailed interactive. Pupils view and manipulate common amino acids individually or as a part of a whole protein. Choose from three...
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Slice of a Cone

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
No matter how you slice it, this is an unparalleled resource. Scholars consider the two-dimensional cross section that results from horizontal slices of a cone. They also investigate how the height at which the slice is made affects the...
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Slice It

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Who cut the cheese? Given a drawing of a wedge of cheese, pupils determine the 2-D figure cross-sections. They draw and describe the cross-sections created by making slices perpendicular and parallel to the base.
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The Antarctica Project: A Middle School Mathematics Unit

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Antarctica is a big place, large enough to provide ample opportunities to learn about math. A two-week unit teaches middle school mathematics concepts using project-based learning. The resource covers functions, geometry (area,...
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Inside the Box

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a look at a prism after slicing and dicing it. Given a rectangular prism with all three dimensions, pupils draw the horizontal and vertical cross-sections and provide their dimensions. They also determine the dimensions of a...
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Geometry: Visualize Relationships Between 2-D and 3-D Shapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Slice and dice like a master mathematician. Scholars determine and draw three possible cross-sections of a cube. Given a solid shape removed from a three-dimensional figure, they describe two viable original figures.