Students to explore various geometric solids and their properties in this student interactive, from Illuminations. Students can virtually manipulate and color each solid to investigate properties such as the number of faces, edges, and vertices. Students can explore tetrahedrons, cubes, octahedrons, dodecahedrons, icosahedrons, and irregular polyhedrons by toggling between solid and net to see different views of the selected shape.
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In this task, students sort a set of pattern blocks into categories, and count the amount in each group. The task may be used for instruction or as formative assessment. A rubric is provided in order to determine the students current level of understanding.