In this pair / small group activity, students use Play-Doh and paper to create models of solids with known cross sections. (See product thumbnails for a sample creation.)
After your purchase, you will download a .zip file from which two files can be extracted: the files are identical aside from filetype. One is an editable .doc file; the other is a .pdf to ensure perfect formatting.
The product contains everything you need but the Play-Doh!
- Preparation instructions
- 16 problems involving cross-sections of various shapes perpendicular to the x- and y-axes
- Printable half-sheets of 0.4"x0.4" graph paper on which to build the base.
- 45- and 60-degree angles for 45-45-90 and equilateral triangles
An answer key is included.