Identifying the properties of 3D shapes

In this lesson, we will be introduced to new 3-D shapes. We will discuss the properties of these shapes and determine how they are similar and different.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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'?

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

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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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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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'?

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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?

5/5

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Identifying the properties of 3-D shapes

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

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

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Q2.What is similar about spheres and cones?

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Q3.What is similar about triangular prisms and cuboids?

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

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Q5.What are the properties of a hexagonal prism?

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Identifying the properties of 3-D shapes

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

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?

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Lesson summary: Identifying the properties of 3D shapes

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