Paper Folding to Make Cubes (SMILE)
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|Koshy Kanicherilnalil, Chicago Public Schools|
|A lesson designed to develop students' ability to visualize three-dimensional objects from two-dimensional patterns by examining patterns of figures composed of six squares; predicting which of the twenty presented could be folded to make a cube; and folding large-scale patterns of these figures to confirm their hunches. From the Recreational and Creative Math section of a collection of almost 200 single concept lessons by the Science and Mathematics Initiative for Learning Enhancement.|
|Levels:||High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Manipulatives, Lesson Plans and Activities|
|Math Topics:||Polyhedra, Triangles and Other Polygons|
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