Shape sorter: polygons

TLF ID L8167

Help sort shapes, in the shape factory. Examine examples of shapes and determine if they belong in the Yes polygon set. Examine examples of shapes that do not belong in the set. Work out what features of the polygon are important and test your ideas by sorting some shapes. Then program the robot and see if it sorts the shapes into polygon sets correctly.




Educational details

Educational value
  • Uses a concept-formation process of presenting both positive and negative examples of sets of shapes.
  • Provides interactive tools for exploring properties of shapes.
  • Confirms identification of the essential shape features through the selection of word statements.
  • Includes scaffolded feedback.
Year level

1; 2

Learning area
  • Mathematics

Other details

Contributors
  • Contributor
  • Name: MassMedia Studios Pty Ltd
  • Organization: MassMedia Studios Pty Ltd
  • Description: Technical implementer
  • Address: NSW, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: http://www.massmedia.com.au
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Data manager
  • Person: Michael Wagner
  • Description: Script writer
  • Person: Jenni Way
  • Description: Subject matter expert
  • Person: Paul White
  • Description: Educational validator
  • Copyright Holder
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Publisher
  • Name: Education Services Australia
  • Organization: Education Services Australia
  • Description: Publisher
  • Address: VIC, AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
  • Resource metadata contributed by
  • Name: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Organisation: Education Services Australia Ltd
  • Address: AUSTRALIA
  • URL: www.esa.edu.au
Access profile
  • Colour independence
  • Device independence
  • Hearing independence
  • Generic
Learning Resource Type
  • Interactive
Rights
  • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2016, except where indicated under Acknowledgements. This material may be used in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Australia (CC BY-SA 3.0 AU) licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/au/.