Prism Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts


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What type of prism is a tissue box most likely to be?

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1. What is the shape of the bases on this prism?

2. If you cut a cross section of a hexagonal prism, what shape would you see on each base?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

You can see what you know about prisms by using the quiz and worksheet. Types of prisms and some examples are topics you will see on the quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

You will be tested over:

  • A type of prism that a tissue box most likely is
  • Why a clear plastic or glass prism is special
  • The shape of a prism based on a picture
  • Shape you would get if you cut a cross section of a hexagonal prism
  • Examples of a prism

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - pick out the most important information from the lesson on prisms
  • Information recall - remember what you learned about the shape of a prism is in a given picture
  • Interpreting information - read and understand information about why a clear prism is unique

Additional Learning

Use the lesson named Prism Lesson for Kids: Definition & Facts to go over more about prisms. You can learn more about:

  • Bases
  • Examples of prisms
  • Traits of different prisms