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Description:

This problem helps children begin to understand the various properties of common geometric solid shapes. It also promotes naming, discussion and experimentation concerning their features, and requires them to justify their ideas. It asks students to judge the stability of nine configurations made from six common solids. The Teachers' Notes page includes suggestions for implementation, discussion questions, ideas for extension and support, and printable sheets.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

Grade 2,Visualization,Grade 1,NSDL,Critical thinking,Early Elementary,Kindergarten,Mathematics,Analyze and persevere,Concept formation,Process skills,Mathematical language,Informal Education,Cylinders,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-027,Geometry,Reason abstractly,Practice Standards,Elementary School,Solid geometry,Pyramids,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20140728160709413T,Physics,Cones,Communication,Reasoning,Prisms,Education,Construct arguments,Geoscience

Language:

English

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