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Surf for More Math

Lesson 6 - Building Models from Diagrams

To encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about Building Models from Diagrams, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.



Create a model shape from an illustration of a 3-D shape.


Instructions for Use

Space Blocks lets your child build 3-D objects.

To use Space Blocks, add blocks by clicking on the block in the upper right-hand corner and dragging it onto the workspace. To connect the blocks, drag a yellow block to a blue block. When the side of the blue block turns red, the blocks are connected. To unglue the block, click and drag it away. To turn the blocks, click and drag them anywhere on the workspace where there are no other blocks.


Shape and Space lets your child build 3-D shapes from their 2-D faces.

To use Shape and Space, click the 'Unfold' button, and watch the shapes open. To answer the interactive questions, click 'Try Test' and fill in the text fields. Click 'Mark It!' to see your score.