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3D Shape Match

Geometry in space (Math 5) 
Flash 
Tool 

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Simple to play pelmanism game where students must recognise and remember the positions of matching cards.
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A Plethora of Polyhedra

Geometry in space (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Arranging Cubes

Surface area (Math 5)+ 
JavaScript 
Tool 

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Enter how many cubes you want to arrange as rectangular prisms, and this JavaScript computes all possible dimensions and surface areas.
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Building a House

Geometry in space (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Use a Java applet from the Freudenthal Institute to help find the largest number of cubes and the smallest number of cubes to make the house pictured in the problem.
NOTE: A free l...
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Construct a Solid

Polyhedra (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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The fourth of five activities for use with the "Exploring Geometric Solids and Their Properties" tool from NCTM.
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Containers

Volume (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Technology PoW 

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Use two measuring cups of a particular size to figure out how to measure out other quantities.
NOTE: A free login is required. Sign up using the link on the login page, or use your...
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Cubes

Volume (Math 5) 
Computer 
Tool 

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Fill a box with cubes, rows of cubes, or layers of cubes. The number of unit cubes needed to fill the entire box is known as the volume of the box. Can you determine a rule for finding the volume of a...
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Exploring Volume with Virtual ...

Volume (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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This lesson was originally created for grade 5 math students in my building, but it is very suitable for grades 68. The lesson guides students to explore an applet by NCTM Illuminations. In the lesso...
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Fill and Pour

Cylinder (Math 5)+ 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Geoboard  Isometric

Polyhedra (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Use geoboard to illustrate threedimensional shapes.
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Geometric Solids

Polyhedra (Math 5) 
Computer 
Tool 

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Explore geometric solids by rotating the shape, changing the color, changing the size, and switching shapes.
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Geometry Toolkit

Geometry in space (Math 5) 
Computer 
Tool 
$ 
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Use the discovery approach to mathematics while your students explore six different simulated geometry environments. Builtin lessons provide individualized support allowing students to progress while...
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Getting to Know the Shapes

Polyhedra (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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The first of five activities for use with the "Exploring Geometric Solids and Their Properties" tool from NCTM.
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Google SketchUp 6

Geometry in space (Math 5) 
Computer 
Tool 

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Google SketchUp is software that you can use to create, export and present 3D models. Whether you want to design a new deck for your house, build models for Google Earth, or teach geometry to your fif...
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Great Stella

Polyhedra (Math 5)+ 
Computer 
Tool 
$ 
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Great Stella allows you to view 3D polyhedra. Hundreds provided (Platonic, Archimedean, KeplerPoinsot & all other uniform polyhedra, Johnson Solids, Stewart toroids, compounds, geodesics, etc.). R...
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How High?

Volume (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Try your hand at the classic piagetian conservation of volume test.
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I Took a Trip on a Train

Geometry in space (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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Visualization activitygiven a map and different photos, identify location of photographer.
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Isometric Drawing Tool

Polyhedra (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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Use this Java applet to create dynamic drawings on isometric dot paper. Draw figures using edges, faces, or cubes. You can shift, rotate, color, decompose, and view in 3D or 2D.
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KaleidoTile

Polyhedra (Math 5) 
Computer 
Tool 

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Explore tessellations of the sphere, Euclidean plane, and hyperbolic plane while creating colorful works of art. Decorate your tessellation with your own favorite images, or select images from the ...
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Make a Shape Jacket

Polyhedra (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Activity 

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The fifth of five activities for use with the "Exploring Geometric Solids and Their Properties" tool from NCTM.
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Platonic Solids

Geometry in space (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Platonic Solids  Duals

Geometry in space (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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With this applet it can be seen that a platonic dual is two platonic solids, one placed inside the other. The vertices of the inner platonic solid are the center points of each of the surfaces of the ...
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Platonic Solids  Slicing

Polyhedra (Math 5) 
Java Applet 
Tool 

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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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Poly

Polyhedra (Math 5) 
Computer 
Tool 

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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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Polyhedron

Geometry in space (Math 5) 
Mobile Device 
Tool 

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View and spin any of the 80 uniform polyhedra, beautiful mathematical objects with high degrees of symmetry. Uniform polyhedra include the Platonic solids (tetrahedron, cube, octahedron, icosahedron a...
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