Teacher Review for Shapes 3D - Geometry Learning

Versatile tool to create and learn about shapes

Meg K.
Technology Specialist
Capitol Hill Magnet School
St. Paul, United States
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My Subjects English Language Arts, Math, Science, Social Studies, Arts
My Rating
Learning Scores
My Students Liked It Yes
My Students Learned Yes
I Would Recommend It Yes
Setup Time Less than 5 minutes
Great for Creation
Further application
Knowledge gain
Small group
Student-driven work
Teacher-led lessons
Whole class
Great with Advanced learners
Low literacy
Special needs
How I Use It
Students are able to examine and manipulate 27 3D shapes by rotating, resizing and labeling . They can unfold shapes into many different nets, which helps increases their spatial visualization skills. Two additional modes give students the ability to build solids from nets and to print nets to build with paper.
My Take
This app combines many valuable features: visualization, construction and deconstruction. Students love the ability to transform and change the appearance of the shapes. App smashing opportunities abound as shapes can be saved. Great versatility with digital and physical capabilities.