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Prisms and pyramids – years 5 and 6

This resource provides four activities to develop students' familiarity with 3D objects, in particular prisms and pyramids.

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Year level(s) Year 6
Audience Teacher
Purpose Teaching resource, Student task
Format Web page
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Mathematics investigation

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections Asia and Australia’s Engagement with Asia
Strand and focus Space
Topics Shapes and objects
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions
Compare the parallel cross-sections of objects and recognise their relationships to right prisms

Numeracy progression Understanding geometric properties (P5)

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