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Identify 3D Shapes

In this worksheet, students will identify and name 3D shapes.

'Identify 3D Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 4

GCSE Subjects:   Maths

GCSE Boards:   AQA, Eduqas, Pearson Edexcel, OCR,

Curriculum topic:   Geometry and Measures, Basic Geometry

Curriculum subtopic:   Properties and Constructions Three-Dimensional Shapes

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

 

 

Wise old owl

Question?

Where did the cube go to after hitting the Sphere.

To prism.

These wise old owls know everything.  Impressive.

 

 

Did you know that a prism was a 3 dimensional shape (3D).

Prisms have flat faces. The name of the face is often the clue to helping identify 3D shapes.

triangular based prism

For example - this is a triangular based prism. It has triangular faces

 

Not all 3D shapes are prisms. Some have curved faces, like this sphere.

 

All 3 Dimensional shapes as the name suggest has three dimensions.  A length, a width and a height.

 

Some prisms don't use the name of their faces in their 3D name.  

Such as a cube, or cuboid.

   cuboid

 

You may be asked to identify a 3D shape from a written description.

Lets see how you get on.

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