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Lesson 3 - Top, Front, and Side Views of Cube Structures

 

To encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about Top, Front, and Side Views of Cube Structures, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.

Goal

Recognize and sketch the top, back, front, and side views of cube structures.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 354-357

Instructions for Use

Rotating Houses lets your child recognize top, back, front, and side views of cube structures.

To use Rotating Houses, manipulate the object until it is the same view as the silhouetted example. Click the 'OK' button. If the answer is correct, click the 'Next Question' button. If the answer is incorrect, continue to manipulate the object until the view is correct.

 

Building Houses lets your child build top, back, front, and side views of cube structures.

To use Building Houses, click on one of the figures at the left of the applet. The top, right and left view will appear in the example boxes. There are two ways to copy the example. One is to click on the 'Build' radio button to add cubes to the workspace at the right of the applet. Build on to the cubes to copy the example. The other method is to click on the 'Break Down' radio button and click the 'Fill Up' button. Click on the cubes to remove any that are not needed to make a copy of the example.

When the example is completed, move the object to see the top, back, front, and side views of cube structure. Try another figure.

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