er_recogshpe-MathsTrainers

MathsTrainers

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3D SHAPES
Recognising Shapes
solids, volume and weight
It's my space, keep out


When is a ball not a ball - when it's a circle.

When is a tin of beans not a tin of beans - when it's a circle.

When is an ice cream cone not an ice cream cone - when it's a circle.

When we cut a sphere is the cross-section always a circle?

When we cut a cylinder is the cross-section always a circle?

What about a cone?

What different cross-sections can we get from cutting a cube?

Can we try these questions with young children?