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Lesson 7 - Communicating About Views


To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Communicating About Views, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.


Use mathematical language to describe views of 3-D objects.

Builds Upon

Student Book pages 372-374

Instructions for Use

Getting to Know Shapes prompts students to describe 3-D shapes.

To use Getting to Know Shapes, click the "Click to use the Tools". Click "New Shap"' to select a shape. Rotate a shape by dragging the mouse across the surface. Click the "Transparent" box to show a skeleton model of the object. Use the slider to increase and decrease the size of the object. Record your answers to the questions in the chart.