Assessment resource Shape maker: simple shapes: assessment

TLF ID L9931

Test your understanding of how the transformations of spinning and extruding can change some of the most basic 2D shapes (such as squares, triangles and circles) into various 3D shapes, such as cylinders, cones and different prisms. Visualise the effect of a particular transformation on a selected 2D shape. Predict whether the result will match a given 3D shape. View and print a report of your results. This assessment object is one in a series of two objects.



Educational details

Key learning objectives
  • Students interpret the characteristics of 3D shapes.
  • Students visualise the result of different transformations for given 2D shapes.
  • Students match the characteristics of given 3D shapes with transformed 2D shapes.
Educational value
  • Assesses student understanding of how the transformations of spinning and extruding can change some of the most basic 2D shapes into various 3D shapes.
  • Requires students to recall the effects of rotations and translations on a range of common 2D shapes.
  • Requires students to visualise and predict the 3D shapes that result from rotating (spinning) specific 2D shapes.
  • Requires students to visualise and predict the 3D shapes that result from translating (extruding) specific 2D shapes.
  • Includes a printable report of the student's performance.
  • Provides a mechanism for the student and teacher to comment on the student's learning progress.
Year level

5

Learning area
  • mathematics
Strand
  • Mathematics/Measurement and geometry
    Student activity
    • Interactives;
    • Experiment;
    • Analysis;
    • Modelling;
    • Estimation

    Other details

    Contributors
    • Publisher
    • Date of contribution: 20 Sep 2013
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    • Subject matter expert
    • Organisation: Graham Meiklejohn
    • Address: Upper Kedron QLD 4055 Australia
    • Educational validator
    • Name: Gayl O’Connor
    • Organisation: Education Services Australia
    • Address: Melbourne VIC 3000 Australia
    • URL: http://www.esa.edu.au/
    • Technical implementer
    • Technical implementer
    • Subject matter expert
    • Name: Jenni Way
    • Organisation: University of Western Sydney
    • Address: Penrith NSW 2750
    • Script writer
    Access profile
    • Colour independence
    • Device independence
    • Hearing independence
    • Generic
    Learning resource type
    • Assessment resource
    Browsers
    • Microsoft Internet Explorer - minimum version: 8.0 (MS-Windows) - maximum version: 9.0 (MS-Windows)
    • Firefox - minimum version: (MS-Windows)
    • Safari - minimum version: 5.1 (MacOS)
    Operating systems
    • MacOS - minimum version: 10.6
    • MS-Windows - minimum version: XP - maximum version: 7
    Platform requirements
    • This object may not display correctly on the Mac OS X platform in Safari unless viewed with Flash 9 Player 9, 0, 24 (for Safari). Use of earlier increments of the Flash 9 Player may result in playback issues on both PowerPC and Intel based hardware. Indications of an incompatible player are looping and/or flashing animations which are likely to relate to flawed interaction with the API or rendering engine
    Rights
    • © Education Services Australia Ltd, 2013, except where indicated under Acknowledgements.

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