Year 4

# Using and applying knowledge of the properties of 3D shapes

Year 4

# Using and applying knowledge of the properties of 3D shapes

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## Lesson details

### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will identify the names and properties of a range of 3D shapes. We will apply this understanding to real world 3D based problem solving.

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### 5 Questions

Q1.

What is the definition of an 'edge' of a 3-D shape?

An edge is a corner.

An edge is the longest length on the shape.

An edge makes up one surface of a 3-D shape.

Q2.

What is the definition of a 'vertex'?

A vertex is the longest length on the shape.

A vertex is where two faces of the 3-D shape meet.

A vertex makes up one surface of a 3-D shape.

Q3.

Which of the following shapes has 6 faces and 8 vertices?

Cylinder

Sphere

Square-based pyramid

Q4.

What is the difference between a cube and a cuboid?

A cube has fewer edges than a cuboid.

A cube is always larger than a cuboid.

A cuboid is always larger than a cube.

Q5.

Which of the following 3-D shapes is the same shape as a tin of soup?

Cone

Sphere

Triangular prism