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CHAPTER 5: MEASUREMENT

Lesson 2: Drawing the Nets of Prisms and Cylinders

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

Goal
Draw nets of prisms and cylinders.

Builds Upon
Student Book pages 195–199

 

Instructions for Use

Illuminations: Geometric Solids allows students to explore the properties of various geometric solids.

Click on “Making a Shape Jacket” on the menu on the right side of the screen. Complete this activity by using grid paper to create nets for various 3-D shapes.

 

Sen Teacher: 3-D Shapes allows students to build 3-D shapes using nets.

Print out the various nets. Predict what shape each net will make and then use it to build the 3-D shape.

 

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