At South Elementary in Iron County, we worked with 5th Graders from Mr. Sahagun’s class. The iPACT Activity focused on 5th Grade Math Standard 3 Objective 1: Describe relationships between two- and three-dimensional shapes and analyze attributes and properties of geometric shapes. To facilitate this, we used Google SketchUp, a free 3D modeling program, to work with and manipulate 3D shapes and to identify the 2D shapes which makes them up.
The students started with this SketchUp template file and these shapes:
Here’s what the students came up with: