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Surf For More Math


Lesson 4: Exploring 3-D Objects


Explore and describe 3-D objects.

Instructions for Use

Solid Figure Factory has you identify 3-D shapes.

Read the directions at the top of the screen. Click on the shape that is asked for. Wait to see what object comes out of the machine.

Tracing and Naming Faces has you name 3-D shapes and identify the shapes of the faces.

Click “Name Solid,” then click “Prism” or “Pyramid” below to name the shape. Look at the shape highlighted in red, then click the name of the face’s shape. Click “Name Solid” to do another problem.

Loading Shapes asks you to identify real-world objects that match shapes.

Look at the 3-D shape in the truck. Click and drag the object at the bottom of the screen that is the same shape into the truck. Note that the object may be a different size or direction than the shape in the truck.