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This is a hands-on experience with 3-D shapes that your students will love. It would be great to use as an introduction to 3-dimensional figures and a helpful experience for students to use the math vocabulary.
Students will explore seven polyhedron listed in the table (possibly as a manipulative math center). While exploring the objects, they will be able to record their findings in the table on the work pages. For each shape, they need to take time in determining the number of faces, edges, and vertices.
You will need to provide the real geometric solids.