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#### LIDAR: Mapping with Lasers

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
We would be lost without maps! How are they made? Introduce junior topographers to LIDAR technology with a fascinating activity. Set up a mock city, then have learners operate a laser measure to determine the shape of the landscape using...
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Mathed Up!

#### 2D and 3D Shapes

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
What a great assessment to give young mathematicians in order to test their knowledge on two- and three-dimensional shapes. Learners name various shapes, identify the number of edges, faces, and vertices, match an unfolded version of a...
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SEN Teacher

#### Photo Nets (3D)

For Teachers 4th - 10th Standards
The sky is the limit when printing custom 3-D shape templates from this site. Not only can you pick your shape and pattern, there is an option to upload an image for the different sides of the geometric shape. Let your learners have fun...
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Curated OER

#### Cylinder: Student Worksheet

For Students 3rd - 5th
Pairs of geometry whizzes work together to determine which of three differently shaped cylinders will have the greatest volume. Pupils cut out the three rectangles embedded in the plan, and tape them together to form a cylinder. From...
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Utah Education Network (UEN)

#### Insides and Outsides

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Give small groups handfuls of unit cubes and then dare them to build as many rectangular prisms as possible using only 12 cubes. This engaging activity serves as an introduction to the volume of solid figures. In addition to volume,...
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Curated OER

#### Geometry Practice: Classifying Solids #2

For Teachers 7th - 9th
In this solids worksheet, students identify the characteristics of solids. They name solids and determine the number of faces. This three-page worksheet contains seventeen problems. Answers are listed on the last page.
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Bonneville

#### Engineering 101

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Make a structure too sturdy to fail. Scholars first watch a video and consider the reasons for the Tacoma Narrows bridge collapse. They take part in two engineering challenges, one using newspapers and the other using spaghetti sticks...
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American Museum of Natural History

#### Thinking in the Three Dimensions

For Students 6th - 12th
Discover different dimensions with paper folding. Pupils first read about zero, one, two, and three dimensions, and then learn about the fourth dimension, time. They then use origami to create models of shapes in three dimensions and use...
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Radford University

#### 2 and 3 Dimensional Shapes

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a similar approach to three dimensions. Pupils develop the relationship between areas of similar objects and see how they relate to the ratio of the sides. Building upon area formulas, small groups put together volume formulas for...
Unit Plan
Radford University

#### Next Top Model

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Create a world of similar models. The geometry and measurement unit uses real-world scenarios to create models of familiar buildings and rooms. Scholars work with blueprints and scale models to compare areas and volumes between the...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Whole Number Exponents: Teddy Bear Box

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Five questions—multiple-choice, fill in the blank, and discussion—make up an interactive that challenges scholars to mail a teddy bear using the smallest box possible without squishing it. A box with movable sides allows mathematicians...
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Space Awareness

#### What is a Constellation

For Students 1st - 5th Standards
Why do some stars in a constellation appear brighter than others? Using a get-up-and-move astronomy activity, scholars explore perspective and the appearance of constellations in the sky while developing an understanding of the...
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Corbett Maths

#### 3D Pythagoras

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Calculate one hypotenuse then repeat. The resource provides a variety of ways for finding the length of the diagonal in a prism. Using the Pythagorean Theorem, pupils find a variety of distances in 3-D figures. The distances range from...
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Concord Consortium

#### Triangles: Angle Space

For Students 9th - 12th
Three angles in a triangle, three-dimensional space, it all seems connected somehow. Given several different triangles, pupils use the three angles of the triangle as coordinates to plot points in three-dimensional space. They explore...
Interactive
Royal Society of Chemistry

#### Complex Ion Shapes

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Things are really shaping up! Provide young chemists with polyatomic ion practice using an interesting interactive. Individuals complete puzzles focused on molecular geometry and complex ions.
Assessment
CPALMS

#### 2D Rotations of Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Where does the line of rotation need to be to get a cone? Pupils respond to three questions involving rotating a right triangle about different lines. The scholars describe the solid created along with providing details about its...
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Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

#### Virtual Reality and Anaglyph Stereoscopic Technology

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Experiment with 3-D glasses to learn about stereo images and virtual reality. Scholars look at various images to determine if green/red or red/cyan glasses are preferable. They determine distances between images using the 3-D glasses and...
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Mathed Up!

#### Nets, Plans, and Elevations

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
A dimensional resource teaches viewers to recognize 2-D views of 3-D objects and how to match nets with their 3-D figures. Individuals draw different views of three-dimensional objects including views from the front, side elevations and...
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EngageNY

#### Projecting a 3-D Object onto a 2-D Plane

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Teach how graphic designers can use mathematics to represent three-dimensional movement on a two-dimensional television surface. Pupils use matrices, vectors, and transformations to model rotational movement. Their exploration involves...
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EngageNY

#### Vectors and Translation Maps

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Discover the connection between vectors and translations. Through the lesson, learners see the strong relationship between vectors, matrices, and translations. Their inquiries begin in the two-dimensional plane and then progress to the...
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EngageNY

#### Composition of Linear Transformations 2

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Scholars take transformations from the second to the third dimension as they extend their thinking of transformations to include three-dimensional figures. They explore how to use matrices to represent compositions of transformations.
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EngageNY

#### Linear Transformations as Matrices

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Don't stop with two-dimensional learning, go to the next dimension! Learners verify that 3x3 matrices represent linear transformations in the third dimension. Additionally, they verify the algebraic properties that extend to vector...
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EngageNY

#### Coordinates of Points in Space

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Combine vectors and matrices to describe transformations in space. Class members create visual representations of the addition of ordered pairs to discover the resulting parallelogram. They also examine the graphical representation of...
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Kuta Software

#### Identifying Solid Figures

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Reinforce basic geometry skills in an elementary math lesson. A simple worksheet prompts learners to identify and label 3-D shapes.