Geometric Shapes in Nature


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What makes a circle drawn on a piece of paper fall in the category of plane geometry?

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1. Why would a basketball be part of spatial geometry?

2. If this sand dollar were sitting on the table in front of you, what would you know about it?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Find out how much you know about natural geometric shapes with this worksheet and quiz, both of which are available to you at any time. The questions on the quiz will cover areas such as plane geometry and spatial geometry.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The worksheet and quiz will cover the following:

  • Assess a sand dollar
  • Identify a natural cylinder
  • Determine where you might be able to find natural geometric shapes

Skills Practiced

You'll be practicing the following skills:

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding why a circle drawn on paper is an example of plane geometry
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about different types of geometry
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on geometric shapes in nature

Additional Learning

Learn more about this area of study with the lesson called Geometric Shapes in Nature. You'll be covering the following study objectives:

  • Consider the shapes in the clouds
  • Define plane geometry
  • Recognize geometric shapes that are commonly found inside the house
  • Identify some geometric shapes found outside the house