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Shapes & Geometric Space - Chapter Summary
If you want to help your students better understand shapes and geometric space, this chapter is a great resource! Fun lessons provide in-depth analyses of angles, 3D shapes, symmetry and other related concepts. When finished, your students will have the knowledge to:
- Identify types of angles and order angles
- Describe basic shapes in geometry and find and complete shape patterns
- Find similarities between 2D and 3D shapes
- Define and describe 3D shapes, nets, plans and elevations
- Share the meaning of relative position and how it is identified
- Discuss the concept of symmetry in math
- Recognize figures that have reflection and rotation symmetry
This flexibility of this chapter enables students to navigate lessons in any order they desire and revisit them as many times as needed. At any time, students can test their knowledge of shapes and geometric space by taking multiple-choice lesson quizzes. A practice exam is also available to assess student's comprehension of chapter concepts. Any questions regarding lesson topics can be submitted to our experts.
1. Types of Angles: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you will meet Natalie, a fourth-grade student who uses a clock and her schedule to discover different types of angles. By the end of this lesson, you will know what an angle is and how to identify the four different types of angles.
2. Ordering Angles: Lesson for Kids
There is a relationship between the size of an angle and the length of the side opposite it. Knowing this relationship will help you to easily order angles, even when you only have limited information. This lesson will teach you how angle size and side length are related so that you can achieve angle ordering mastery.
3. Overview of the Basic Shapes in Geometry
Watch this video lesson to learn about some basic shapes in geometry. These are the shapes that you will come across most often in math. Watch as triangles, rectangles, pentagons, and circles come by.
4. Finding & Completing Shape Patterns: Lesson for Kids
Patterns can be found everywhere. From nature to artwork, and even our clothes, patterns are a part of our daily lives. In this lesson, you will learn how to find and complete shape patterns.
5. Similar Shapes in Math: Definition & Overview
You've probably noticed similar shapes a lot in your daily life. This lesson explains the definition of similar shapes and gives you some tips on correctly identifying similar shapes in mathematics.
6. 3-D Shapes: Lesson for Kids
This lesson describes what 3-dimensional shapes are and how they are defined. It will also give plenty of pictures and hints on how to remember what each shape is called. Take a look to learn all about 3D shapes!
7. Net, Plan & Elevation of 3D Shapes: Lesson for Kids
When you draw 3D shapes in 2 dimensions, you need some tricks. Learn to use net, plan, and elevation drawings in this lesson and you will master 3D drawing!
8. Relative Position in Math: Lesson for Kids
In this lesson, you'll learn what relative position means and how to identify where objects are positioned in relationship to other nearby objects. These skills are helpful for reading charts, graphs, and maps, and also for working with 3-D shapes.
9. What is Symmetry in Math? - Definition & Concept
Symmetry occurs in many areas of mathematics. This lesson explains symmetry in math and explores the three basic types of symmetry: rotational symmetry, reflection symmetry, and point symmetry.
10. Reflection Symmetry: Lesson for Kids
When you look in the mirror what do you see? A reflection of you. In this lesson, you're going to learn about reflection symmetry, what it is, how to identify it, and things around you that have it.
11. Rotation Symmetry: Lesson for Kids
Pizzas, letters, and squares - what do they have in common? They all have rotational symmetry! In this lesson, you will learn the definition of rotational symmetry and how to identify shapes that have it.
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