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Shapes & Space in Math - Chapter Summary
This chapter can ensure your child has a comprehensive understanding of shapes and space in math. Lessons closely examine basic geometric shapes, relative position, reflection and rotation symmetry and much more. Upon completion of the lessons, your student should be able to do the following:
- Identify and describe the basic shapes in geometry
- Find shapes and add to a pattern of shapes
- Recognize similarities between 2D and 3D shapes
- Define 3D shapes, nets, plans and elevations
- Share the definition of relative position and identify objects in relative positions
- Discuss the concept of symmetry in math
- Pinpoint figures that have reflection and rotational symmetry
Feel free to present this chapter to your student or allow them to review the lessons independently. Assess your child's knowledge of each lesson by utilizing multiple-choice quizzes. Use the practice exam to give your student a comprehensive review of the entire chapter. Don't hesitate to send any questions about lesson topics covered in this chapter to our experts.
1. 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.
2. 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.
3. 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.
4. 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!
5. 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!
6. 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.
7. 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.
8. 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.
9. 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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