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Face painter: finding faces 1

TLF ID L1068

Identify polygons on a range of prisms and polyhedra such as a cube, square pyramid or triangular prism. Picture in your head all sides of a solid. Estimate how many faces the object has. Rotate it to see all of its faces. Paint each face of a given shape such as a triangle or rectangle.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Enables students to identify 2D shapes (triangles, squares, and rectangles) on the faces of 3D objects.
  • Requires students to estimate the number of occurrences of a particular 2D shape in a 3D object.
  • Enables students to rotate a 3D object.
  • Enables the student to paint like faces within a 3D object.
  • Encourages cross checking of the estimate with the solution.
Year level

2; 3

Learning area
  • Mathematics

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Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
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