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Shapes All Around Us

Shapes All Around Us

Shapes All Around Us by Scoilnet

Play great games with polygons, learn how triangles are used in construction and discover 2D and 3D shapes.


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Antoni Gaudi

http://www.greatbuildings.com/architects/Antoni_Gaudi.html Added: 05 Jun 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes

See how Antoni Gaudi distorted shapes in his wonderful buildings. Click on his name to get a list of buildings to view.

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 3-D Shapes

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
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What Are Tessellations?

http://www.coolmath.com/lesson-tessellations-1.htm Added: 05 Jun 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Find out about shapes in tessellations and how to make some of your own!

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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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
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Buzzing with Shapes!

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/buzz/buzz.html Added: 05 Jun 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Click for a number, drop the number onto the shape with that many sides. First to fill a line wins!

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Asset type: Online Resource
Language: English
Rights: All rights reserved
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Breaking Down Polygons

http://www.xtec.es/centres/b7004955/ciencia/english/desc.htm Added: 05 Jun 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

A number of great games with polygons! See how many ways you can put shapes together.

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How it maps to the curriculum

3-4
5-6
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

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

Assemble The Square!

http://www.apples4theteacher.com/square.html Added: 05 Jun 2007 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Assessment

Drag the pieces to make the square! Very basic Maths activity. (Contains advertising.)

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How it maps to the curriculum

1-2
3-4
Mathematics

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

Strand: Shape & Space

Strand unit: 2-D Shapes

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

World Book Web

Geometric Shapes

An article about Geometric shapes and how they feature in the world around us.


Shape Colouring Worksheets

Here are colouring worksheets, where you colour based on the shape. Select shape in the drop down menu to select the correct worksheets. 

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