Identifying the properties of constructed 3-D shapes

In this lesson, we will recap the key vocabulary used to describe 3D shapes and identify the properties of constructed 3-D shapes.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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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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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 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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Identifying the properties of constructed 3-D shapes

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Q1.1. What is the definition of the 'apex' of a 3-D shape?

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Q2.What is the difference between a square-based pyramid and a triangular-based pyramid?

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Q3.What is unique about a sphere?

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Q4.Which of the following 3-D shapes has more faces than vertices?

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Q5.Which of the following 3-D shapes has faces which are always the same shape?

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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 constructed 3-D shapes

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

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.1. What is the definition of the 'apex' of a 3-D shape?

1/5

Q2.What is the difference between a square-based pyramid and a triangular-based pyramid?

2/5

Q3.What is unique about a sphere?

3/5

Q4.Which of the following 3-D shapes has more faces than vertices?

4/5

Q5.Which of the following 3-D shapes has faces which are always the same shape?

5/5

Lesson summary: Identifying the properties of constructed 3-D shapes

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