# Investigating 3D Shapes and Their Nets

Author:
Dale Scott

## Watch This Video on 3D Objects Represented as 2D Shapes

What 3D shape would this net create?

What 3D shape would this net create?

## What Shape Am I?

I am a three-dimensional shape that has 7 faces and I also have 7 vertices. I am made up of two different 2D shapes. I have 13 edges and one of the faces is a Hexagon.

What 3D shape would this net create?

## What Shape Am I?

I am a three dimensional shape with four faces that are all the same shape. I have 4 vertices and 6 edges.

## What Shape Am I

I am a three-dimensional shape with 1 vertex and 1 edge. I am often used in summer to accompany a summertime favourite food.

What 3D shape would this net create?

What 3D shape would this net create?

## What Shape Am I?

I am a 3D shape with 6 faces, 12 edges and 8 vertices. My faces consist of two different shapes, but they are all parallelograms. At least 2 of my faces are the same shape.

What 3D shape would this net create?

## What 3D Shape Would You Choose?

Of the following shapes, which shape would be the best 3D shape to use for packing into a 3m x 3m cardboard box, leaving the least empty space?

Select all that apply
• A
• B
• C
• D

What 3D shape would this net create?

## What Shape Am I?

I am often found in the supermarket and used to store foods including spaghetti, soup and sometimes fruits. I have no vertices, but I have two edges.

## What 3D Shape Would You Choose?

I am needed in order to play sports effectively. My design features no vertices and no edges. I am designed to roll and bounce efficiently.

Select all that apply
• A
• B
• C
• D