# Identifying the properties of 3D shapes

In this lesson, we will be introduced to new 3D shapes (cones, cylinders, and cuboids). We will discuss the properties of these shapes using mathematical vocabulary, and determine how they are similar and different.

Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the definition of an 'edge' of a 3-D shape?

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Q2.What is the definition of a 'vertex'?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following shapes has 6 faces and 8 vertices?

3/5

Q4.What is the difference between a cube and a cuboid?

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Q5.Which of the following 3-D shapes is the same shape as a tin of soup?

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Quiz:

# Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is the definition of an 'edge' of a 3-D shape?

1/5

Q2.What is the definition of a 'vertex'?

2/5

Q3.Which of the following shapes has 6 faces and 8 vertices?

3/5

Q4.What is the difference between a cube and a cuboid?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following 3-D shapes is the same shape as a tin of soup?

5/5

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# Worksheet

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Quiz:

# Identifying the properties of 3-D shapes

Quiz to be completed following the lesson on: 'Identifying the properties of 3-D shapes.'

Q1.What is similar about triangular-based pyramids and triangular prisms?

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Q2.What is similar about spheres and cones?

2/5

Q3.What is similar about triangular prisms and cuboids?

3/5

Q4.How many vertices does a square-based pyramid have?

4/5

Q5.What are the properties of a hexagonal prism?

5/5

Quiz:

# Identifying the properties of 3-D shapes

Quiz to be completed following the lesson on: 'Identifying the properties of 3-D shapes.'

Q1.What is similar about triangular-based pyramids and triangular prisms?

1/5

Q2.What is similar about spheres and cones?

2/5

Q3.What is similar about triangular prisms and cuboids?

3/5

Q4.How many vertices does a square-based pyramid have?

4/5

Q5.What are the properties of a hexagonal prism?

5/5

# Lesson summary: Identifying the properties of 3D shapes

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