Making 3D Objects with 2D Shapes
Seventh graders use Microsoft Word Draw Tools to make polygons and circles of appropriate sizes, cut apart, decorate and assemble the three-dimensional figures. They present their completed models to the class.
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Designing a 3d Product in 2d: a Sports Bag
Sew up pupil interest with an engaging, hands-on lesson. Learners first design a sports bag given constraints on the dimensions of fabric. They then evaluate provided sample responses to identify strengths and weaknesses of included...
7th Math CCSS: Designed
Relating Volume in 3D Objects with Ten Problems
A fabulous four-page assignment explores volume formulae for rectangular prisms, cylinders, cones, and pyramids. Pupils apply the formulas to solve problems, match diagrams to values, and address real-world scenarios. A detailed answer...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Science of NFL Football: Geometric Shapes
Ever wonder why a football has such an unsual shape? Find out with this video from the Science of Football colelction that examines how the geometric properties of a football make it perfectly suited for being thrown accurately over long...
4 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable