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3D Shapes 3rd & 4th Learning Path

By D McDaid

3D Shapes 3rd & 4th
12 resources in this Learning Path

1

Shape - Puzzle Parlor

http://www.gamepuzzles.com/pparlor/puzzleparlmm.html Added: 28 Jul 2005 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment / Game

A variety of interactive drag and drop type puzzles depicting 2 and 3D shapes and including 4 levels of complexity. It is self correcting.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Use on the IWB as a stimulus or reinforcement activity in a whole class context. Alternatively, use as part of several stations involving practical and online manipulation/tessellation of 2D shapes.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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2

Maths Shapes Interactive Teaching

http://www.crickweb.co.uk/ks2numera...nd-weight.html#MatchingPairs3Dshape Added: 19 Jul 2016 Contributor: Niamh Edge Resource type: Game

10 interactive animation activities in matching shapes and weights. The 10 animations include polygon sort, 3D shape match, symmetry sort, virtual pinboard, Mr. Pips fruit balance, alien weigh in, triangle sort, shapes and grids.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore, describe and compare the properties of 3-D shapes
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid

Suggestions for use: Use the animations when on specific shape topic. Use animation as an in-class task for pupils to complete in pairs/groups/ independently.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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3

3D Shapes Game

http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/maths/shape_space/3d_shapes/play/ Added: 08 Jul 2016 Contributor: Linda Fitzgerald Resource type: Game

Sorting and classifying 3d Shapes

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore, describe and compare the properties of 3-D shapes
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

4

3D revision

http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/common-3d-shapes.html Added: 08 Jul 2016 Contributor: Linda Fitzgerald Resource type: Textbook

3D revision website

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore and describe the relationship of 3-D shapes with constituent 2-D shapes
  • explore, describe and compare the properties of 3-D shapes
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including, cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

5

Circus Towers: Rectangular Prisms

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L1938/index.html Added: 12 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Work out how many acrobats are needed to form towers in the shape of rectangular prisms. Start by building a prism with twelve acrobats: six acrobats in the base layer and six acrobats standing on their shoulders.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • construct 3-D shapes
  • establish and appreciate that when prisms are sliced through (in the same direction) each face is equal in shape and size
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including, cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D and 3-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Use as experimental individual work as a maths station or in small groups on class computer or interactive whiteboard.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

6

Circus Towers: Triangular Towers

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L1936/index.html Added: 12 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Work out how many acrobats are needed to form triangle-shaped human towers. Start by building a triangle with three acrobats: two acrobats in the base layer and one acrobat standing on their shoulders.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • construct 3-D shapes
  • establish and appreciate that when prisms are sliced through (in the same direction) each face is equal in shape and size
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including, cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D and 3-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Use as experimental individual work as a maths station or in small groups on class computer or interactive whiteboard.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

7

Circus Towers: Square Stacks

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L1935/index.html Added: 12 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Work out how many acrobats are needed to form square-shaped human towers. Start by building a square tower with four acrobats: two acrobats in the base layer and two acrobats standing on their shoulders.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • construct 3-D shapes
  • establish and appreciate that when prisms are sliced through (in the same direction) each face is equal in shape and size
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including, cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D and 3-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Use as experimental individual work as a maths station or in small groups on class computer or interactive whiteboard.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

8

3-D Maze

http://www.coolmath-games.com/maze3d/index.html Added: 05 Jun 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

See how a 3-D maze looks. Decide on whether you would like hexagonal or square rooms and find your way through them! Several games to play.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

9

Face Painter: Finding Faces 1

http://www.scootle.edu.au/ec/viewing/L1068/index.html Added: 24 Aug 2014 Contributor: Louise Mullane Resource type: Demonstration

Identify polygons on a range of prisms and polyhedra such as a cube, square pyramid or triangular prism. Picture in your head all sides of a solid.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • explore and describe the relationship of 3-D shapes with constituent 2-D shapes
  • explore, describe and compare the properties of 3-D shapes
  • solve and complete practical tasks and problems involving 2-D and 3-D shapes

Suggestions for use: Great for identifying the relationship between 2D shapes and 3D objects. Use as a whole class activity on the interactive whiteboard.

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: Attribution-ShareAlike Creative Commons
Special Needs:

10

All About 3-D Shapes

http://www.primaryresources.co.uk/maths/mathsE3.htm#3 Added: 23 Apr 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Several worksheets to reinforce knowledge of 3D shapes. The following are needed to download files - Word, Powerpoint, PDF, some files in Flash.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

11

3-D shape video

http://www.bbc.co.uk/skillswise/topic/3-d-shapes Added: 29 Jul 2015 Contributor: Joanne McLoughlin Resource type: Audio / Video

Introduces shapes in our everyday lives

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
Special Needs:

12

3D Shapes in Real Life - Video

https://www.google.ie/url?sa=t&rct=...=AFQjCNFdDUNDsnBr5UPWT4iQECDioJW-Dw Added: 13 Jul 2016 Contributor: Eileen Mc Glynn Resource type: Audio / Video

A really cool song for pupils to learn in remembering the different 3D Shapes around us. After the video, pupils must write an alphabet list for different real life objects of applications of a 3D shapes in the classroom. Eacg group must thing a different 3D shape.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

Content objective:
This resource should enable a child to:

  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid
  • identify, describe and classify 3-D shapes, including, cube, cuboid, cylinder, cone, sphere, triangular prism, pyramid

Suggestions for use: Use the sing to introduce the many 3D shapes around us in our everyday life. After the video, pupils must create as many options as possible that are either a cone, square, rectangular, sphere or cylinder. Next task, provide straws and sellotape to every group. Each group must create different shapes using the straws given to them.


Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: Lines & Angles

Suggestions for use: Use the video to introduce the angles that are in 3D shapes. Pupils can create the 3 D shapes using straws and sellotape in groups. After each group create a 3D shapes. Pupils must measure the angles in the 3 D shapes using a projector. Use an animation to demonstrate how students use a protractor using Virtual Manipulation using Glencoe: https://www.scoilnet.ie/search/resource/entity/show/Lre/16808/

Asset type: Video
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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