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Properties of 3D Objects

Properties of 3D Objects
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This resource identifies the properties of 15 individual 3D Objects clearly and has been designed as a colourful, yet functional, classroom resource.

Curriculum Codes

AC9M2SP01 9

Recognise, compare and classify shapes, referencing the number of sides and using spatial terms such as “opposite”, “parallel”, “curved” and “straight”

AC9M3SP01 9

Make, compare and classify objects, identifying key features and explaining why these features make them suited to their uses

ACMMG043 8.4

Describe the features of three-dimensional objects

ACMMG063 8.4

Make models of three-dimensional objects and describe key features

MA1-1WM old

Describes mathematical situations and methods using everyday and some mathematical language, actions, materials, diagrams and symbols

MA1-14MG old

Sorts, describes, represents and recognises familiar three-dimensional objects, including cones, cubes, cylinders, spheres and prisms

MA1-3WM old

Supports conclusions by explaining or demonstrating how answers were obtained

MA1-15MG old

Manipulates, sorts, represents, describes and explores two- dimensional shapes, including quadrilaterals, pentagons, hexagons and octagons

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-3WM old

Checks the accuracy of a statement and explains the reasoning used

MA2-14MG old

Makes, compares, sketches and names three-dimensional objects, including prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones and spheres, and describes their features

MA1-2DS-01 new

Recognises, describes and represents shapes including quadrilaterals and other common polygons

MA1-3DS-01 new

Recognises, describes and represents familiar three-dimensional objects

MA2-3DS-01 new

Makes and sketches models and nets of three-dimensional objects including prisms and pyramids

MA2-3DS-02 new

Estimates, measures and compares capacities (internal volumes) using litres, millilitres and volumes using cubic centimetres


Describe and draw two-dimensional shapes, with and without digital technologies


Describe the features of three-dimensional objects


Make models of three-dimensional objects and describe key features

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Johanna Barling
Posted 4 years ago
very helpful classroom display