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Building Houses with Side View...

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[22]

This provides a visualization challenge. Front, right, and top views, and the number of blocks used, are shown; user constructs a block figure (dynamic, perspective drawing) to match (10 different fi...
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Cutouts, Nets

Regular polyhedra (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[18]

Dynamic net for constructing Platonic solids. Slider adjusts from flat to solid; it is interesting to see the shapes materialize from the flat nets.
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Building Houses

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[9]

Provides a "building pad" for constructing block houses. Building pad is dynamic; top, front, and side views of constructed objects are shown.
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Cubes

Volume (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[5]

The volume of a box can be determined by using this applet to manipulate and enumerate unit cubes, rows of unit cubes, or layers of unit cubes.
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Tomography Game

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[4]

This game challenges you to identify a threedimensional object based only on its intersections with a plane. The height of this plane can be changed using a slider control. This simulation of a compu...
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Fill and Pour

Cylinders (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[3]

Fill a glass with the requested amount of liquid by filling, emptying, and pouring between it and a second container. Click the "New Problem" button to generate new parameters; "Challenge" creates con...
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Colouring Sides 2

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[3]

Eight 3d objects are shown in perspective and orthographic views. Some faces in the orthographic views are colored; user colors appropriate faces in the perspective view. Twenty variations shown, w...
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Area and perimeter of a trapez...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Flash 
Activity 

[2]

An interactive applet and associated web page showing how to find the area and perimeter of a trapezoid
from the coordinates of its vertices. The trapezoid can be either parallel to the axes o...
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Surface Area of a Sphere

Spheres (Geometry)+ 
Flash 
Tool 

[2]

Flashbased introduction to finding the area of a sphere, given the radius. College Cram charges access fees by the month or by the semester for most resources. To get a preview of their tools, se...
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Platonic Solids  Slicing

Regular polyhedra (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[2]

This virtual manipulative displays a platonic solid on the left and the outline of a plane that slices through it on the right.
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Rotating Houses

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[2]

Students are presented with a 3d figure created with blocks that can be rotated and flipped using a mouse. The figure must be rotated until it matches a 2d representation of one of the views. There ...
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Surface Area and Volume

Surface area (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
Lesson Plan 

[1]

An introduction to the concepts of surface area and volume.
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SMART Notebook: Coordinate Geo...

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Computer 
Tool 

[1]

Find the area and perimeter of a shape by using coordinate geometry. The pages that have a brown background are for teachers. This way a teacher can easily identify notes about pages.
Notebook sof...
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Area Explorer

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

This activity allows users to test their skill at calculating the area of a random shape.
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Platonic Solids

Regular polyhedra (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

This virtual manipulative allows you to display, rotate, and resize Platonic solids. It also allows you to select vertices, edges, and faces, and show that the number of vertices minus the number of e...
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Changing Border Line

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

These two applets show how you can redraw jagged borders into straight lines while maintaining the equality of the two areas.
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Parametric Surfaces (3D Graph...

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

Graphs surfaces in three dimensions specified parametrically, as x=f(s,t), y=g(s,t), and z=h(s,t), with parameters s and t.
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Geometric Solids Tool

Regular polyhedra (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

Explore geometric solids by rotating the shape, changing the color, changing the size, and switching shapes.
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Tomography Game: Practice

Perimeter, area, and volume (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[1]

A practice area to review or learn to identify the categories and their objects that can appear in the Tomography Game.
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Colouring Sides 1

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[9]

This tool presents a 3d drawing along with four 2d views. Choose the one 2d figure that corresponds to the colored face on the 3d figure. These exercises in spatial visualization become more chall...
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Guess The View

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[6]

Students are given a 3d view of an object, and then given a 2d view of the object. Students must choose which of 6 views is being displayed from a list including front view, right side view, left si...
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Poly

Pyramids (Geometry)+ 
Computer 
Tool 

[5]

Poly is a shareware program for exploring and constructing polyhedra. With Poly, you can manipulate polyhedral solids on the computer in a variety of ways. Flattened versions (nets) of polyhedra may b...
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How Many Cubes?

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Given the front view and side view of an arrangement of cubes, students are asked for the largest number of cubes that could have been used to make the arrangement, as well as the smallest number poss...
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Lathe

2D pictures of 3D solids (Geometry) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[4]

Student draws top half of outline; a solid of rotation (horizontal axis) is produced (shown in perspective, dynamic).
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A Plethora of Polyhedra

Pyramids (Geometry)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

[4]

This is a free JAVA applet that helps users to study spatial geometry in a dynamic and interactive way. Using it, the user can rotate, zoom out, zoom in and translate a plethora of polyhedra. Moreover...
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