Investigating NETS

Author:
Robyn, azb, Sharyn

In your Maths workbook

1. Glue in the Investigating Nets worksheet. 2. Explore the below interactive activities and complete the worksheet. 3. Draw each 3D object and ONE 2D net in your workbook. Ensure you label the 3D object clearly and accurately. Use as full page for the 2 diagrams for each object. (Note: you MUST use a ruler and protractor - as appropriate) 4. Using a colour-coded key, highlight the faces, edges, and vertices on your drawings.

Activity 1: Net of a CUBE

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Activity 2: Create your own nets for a CUBE

Important Note:

Take a screenshot of your 11 different 2D nets of a cube from the above activity and SAVE into your own Maths folder on the school network. Print the screenshot and glue into your workbook.

Activity 3: Net of a RECTANGULAR PRISM

Activity 4: Net of a TRIANGULAR PRISM

Activity 5: Net of a SQUARE BASED PYRAMID

Activity 6: Net of a CYLINDER

Activity 7 - Net of a CONE

EXTENSION 1: Net of a HEXAGONAL PRISM

EXTENSION 2: Net of a DODECAHEDRON

Investigating Nets