# Identifying the properties of constructed 3-D shapes

In this lesson, we will recap the key mathematical vocabulary used to describe 3D shapes and use that vocabulary to identify the properties of constructed 3D shapes. We will use the terms face, edge, vertex and apex.

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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!

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

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# Identifying the properties of constructed 3-D shapes

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

Q1.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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# Identifying the properties of constructed 3-D shapes

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

Q1.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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