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Surf for More Math


Lesson 8: Building Models

Use these interactive activities to encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about 3-D objects. Students can try these activities on their own or in pairs.


Create and describe a representation of a cube, cone, cylinder, or pyramid.
[C, CN, PS, R, V]

Instructions for Use

3-D Shapes allows student to become familiar with different three-dimensional objects and their attributes.

To use 3-D Shapes, place the image on a projector or an interactive whiteboard. Have students look at the different solids on the board and describe them. Students can then do a follow up activity where they build the 3-D shape using marshmallows and straws or modeling clay.